15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  4​h
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Chattanooga
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Cosby
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Townsend
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Chicago

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, take a memorable tour with Tours, and steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville itinerary planner .

Chicago to Nashville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in June, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 88°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Fun & Games Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

3
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
You've now added Outdoor Adventure Rafting to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Tennessee Aquarium and Raccoon Mountain Caverns. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chattanooga: Ocoee (Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. & Adventures Unlimited). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Experience - Chattanooga, admire the sheer force of Ruby Falls, sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, and explore and take pictures at Engel Stadium.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Chattanooga holiday planner .

You can drive from Nashville to Chattanooga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga due to the time zone difference. In June in Chattanooga, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Cosby.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Ocoee
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

4
nights
Cosby

Cosby ©
Cosby is an unincorporated community in Cocke and Sevier counties in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Smoky Mountain Outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cosby: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Rockefeller Memorial, Mount LeConte, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at 5 Rivers Adventures, take in the dramatic scenery at Hen Wallow Water Falls, and take in panoramic vistas at Mt Cammerer Fire Tower.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cosby trip planner .

Drive from Chattanooga to Cosby in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cosby can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Townsend.

Things to do in Cosby

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail

4
nights
Townsend

Townsend ©
The quietest of the three main entrances to the World Heritage-listed national park encompassing part of the Great Smoky Mountains, Townsend is a low-key town.
Family-friendly places like Chimneys Picnic Area and Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Townsend side-trips: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Chimney Tops Trail & Cades Cove) and Bald River Falls (in Tellico Plains). There's much more to do: cruise along Little River Road, admire the sheer force of Spruce Flats Falls, trek along Abrams Falls Trail, and browse for treasures at Antique Outlet Mall.

Plan my day in Townsend using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Cosby to Townsend in 1.5 hours. June in Townsend sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Townsend

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Antique Outlet Mall, Bald River Falls
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Little River Road ©
Little River Road

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