21 days in Fayetteville, Knoxville & Nashville Itinerary

21 days in Fayetteville, Knoxville & Nashville Itinerary

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Fayetteville
— 5 nights
2
Knoxville
— 8 nights
3
Nashville
— 7 nights

5
nights
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Take a break from the city and head to Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park and Razorback Regional Greenway. Popular historic sites such as Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel and Fort Smith National Historic Site are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Fayetteville side-trips: Pea Ridge National Military Park (in Garfield), Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (in Bentonville) and Drennan-Scott Historic Site (in Van Buren).

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Fayetteville trip planning website.

Denver to Fayetteville is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Fayetteville. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Denver in July since evenings lows in Fayetteville dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Prairie Grove, Fort Smith, Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel, Pea Ridge National Military Park, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
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Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel ©
Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park ©
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Pea Ridge National Military Park

8
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Get some historical perspective at Walker Sisters' Cabin and Chickamauga Battlefield. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Knoxville: Zipline (in Hartford), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Quiet Walkways, Roaring Fork, &more) and Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy (in Sevierville). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ijams Nature Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Knoxville online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Fayetteville to Knoxville takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fayetteville to Knoxville due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Knoxville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, Hartford, Fort Oglethorpe, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine
Highlights from your plan
Ijams Nature Center ©
Ijams Nature Center
River Rafting & Tubing
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Narrows of the Harpeth. Visit Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Nashville National Cemetery for their historical value. Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Franklin (Carter Gin Assault Site Park & Carter House). There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, take a memorable tour with Tours, sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, and look for gifts at Smith Creek Moonshine.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville vacation builder app.

Getting from Knoxville to Nashville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Knoxville to Nashville. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Franklin, Narrows of the Harpeth
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Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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