15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Chattanooga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pigeon Forge
— 5 nights
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Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sun Studio and Beale Street. Head to Covington's Historic Square and S.Y. Wilson and Companyfor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Memphis to Pinson to see Pinson Mounds State Park about 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Graceland, admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Memphis day trip planning tool.

Miami to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to Memphis. Traveling from Miami in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Memphis, with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

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Graceland
Must see
Graceland
4.4
Sun Studio ©
Must see
Sun Studio
4.8

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Belle Meade Plantation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Lotz House Museum are in your itinerary. Step out of Nashville to go to Franklin and see Gallery 202, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, look for gifts at Savannah's Candy Kitchen, admire the masterpieces at Amqui Station and Visitors Center, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville visit planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Chattanooga

Dynamo of Dixie

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.
In-Town Gallery and Forest Hills Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Hart Gallery Tennessee and The Spice & Tea Exchange of Chattanoogafor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chattanooga: Ocoee (Ocoee Outdoors, Inc., River Rafting & Tubing, &more). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Chattanooga Market and have fun and explore at Wayne-O-Rama.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Nashville to Chattanooga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Museums

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Highlights from your trip

5
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Pigeon Forge

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Old Mill Candy Kitchen and Tanger Outlets Sevierville. Do some cultural sightseeing at Titanic Museum Attraction and Paul Murray Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pigeon Forge: Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and Hartford (River Rafting & Tubing & Zipline). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 23rd (Sun) at Dollywood. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, buy something for everyone on your list at Old Forge Plaza, examine the collection at Guinness World Records Adventure, and find something for the whole family at Rowdy Bear Mountain.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip planning app.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Pigeon Forge in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Cades Cove ©
Must see
Cades Cove
4.4
Dollywood ©
Must see
Dollywood
4.2

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