15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Ocoee
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Maryville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Gatlinburg
— 7 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
End: Dallas

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to Country View Market or Gallery 202. Take a break from Nashville with a short trip to David Arms Gallery in Franklin, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, browse the different shops at Plaza Mariachi Music City, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville day trip website .

Dallas to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Nashville, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Nashville

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trips

Franklin, Goodlettsville Antique Mall, Country View Market
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

2
nights
Ocoee

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Adventures Unlimited and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bald River Falls, do a tasting at Savannah Oaks Winery, and then explore the activities along Ocoee Outdoors, Inc..

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ocoee trip builder tool .

Getting from Nashville to Ocoee by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Ocoee. In May, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Maryville.

Things to do in Ocoee

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bald River Falls, Savannah Oaks Winery
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Bald River Falls ©
Bald River Falls
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited

1
night
Maryville

Maryville ©
Maryville is a city and the county seat of Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): appreciate the views at Cades Cove, admire all the interesting features of Rich Mountain Road, and then admire the sheer force of Abrams Falls Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Maryville online day trip planner .

You can drive from Ocoee to Maryville in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Maryville

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

7
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Shop till you drop at Fowler's Clay Works and The Old Mill Candy Kitchen. Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Venture out of the city with trips to Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail & Clingmans Dome). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 26th (Sun) at Dollywood. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, hike along Alum Cave Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Gatlinburg using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maryville to Gatlinburg takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Zipline, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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