18 days in Atlanta & Tennessee Itinerary

18 days in Atlanta & Tennessee Itinerary

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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
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Knoxville
— 1 night
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Chattanooga
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlanta: Hills & Dales Estate (in LaGrange) and Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and admire the masterpieces at National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip planner.

Thomaston to Atlanta is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Hills & Dales Estate, Booth Western Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
The Escape Game Atlanta ©
The Escape Game Atlanta
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Gatlinburg side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, find something for the whole family at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, and do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Atlanta to Gatlinburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
On the 8th (Mon), walk around High Ground Park & River Bluff Wildlife Area, get engrossed in the history at East Tennesse Historical Society, then make a trip to Market Square, and finally see the interesting displays at Smoky Mountain Knife Works.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Knoxville holiday maker.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Knoxville in 1.5 hours. June in Knoxville sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Knoxville

Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Smoky Mountain Knife Works
Highlights from your plan
East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society
Market Square ©
Market Square
Smoky Mountain Knife Works ©
Smoky Mountain Knife Works

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chattanooga: Ocoee (Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. & Adventures Unlimited) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Ducktown). There's much more to do: partake in some friendly competition at Escape Experience - Chattanooga Escape Room Games, observe the fascinating underwater world at Tennessee Aquarium, stroll through Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, and Head underground at Ruby Falls.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Knoxville to Chattanooga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Chattanooga are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Ocoee, River Rafting & Tubing, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
River Rafting & Tubing

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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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, and test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

Make your Nashville itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Nashville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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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.
When in Memphis, make a side trip to see Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica, approximately Tunica away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Graceland, look for gifts at Lansky, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and get engrossed in the history at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Memphis trip builder website.

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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