15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Bristol
Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Ocoee
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Pigeon Forge
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Shiloh
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 30​min
End: Bristol

2
nights
Ocoee

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Adventures Unlimited and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Ocoee trip planning app .

Bristol, UK to Ocoee is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. July in Ocoee sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Ocoee

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited

5
nights
Pigeon Forge

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.
Get in touch with nature at Mount LeConte and River Rafting & Tubing. The Old Mill and Walker Sisters' Cabin will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Pigeon Forge: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Chimney Tops & Clingmans Dome). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, and contemplate the long history of Little Greenbrier School.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ocoee to Pigeon Forge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), stop by Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc., stop by A. Schwab, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, and finally steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Memphis Farmers Market, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then don't miss a visit to Graceland.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Memphis vacation planning site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Pigeon Forge to Memphis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Pigeon Forge to Memphis is minus 1 hour. August in Memphis sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shiloh.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

few
hours
Shiloh

Shiloh ©
To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Shiloh attractions planner.

Getting from Memphis to Shiloh by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Memphis in August since evenings lows in Shiloh dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Shiloh

Wildlife Historic Sites Shopping
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Shiloh National Military Park ©
Shiloh National Military Park
Shiloh Museum and Gift Shop ©
Shiloh Museum and Gift Shop

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.
Popular historic sites such as Lotz House Museum and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage are in your itinerary. Head to Opry Mills and Gruhn Guitarsfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, look for gifts at Antique Archaeology, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Nashville trip planner .

Getting from Shiloh to Nashville by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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