21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Nashville
— 7 nights
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Lynchburg
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 6 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Carnton and Lane Motor Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Downtown Franklin and Arrington Vineyards. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Cannonsburgh Village (in Murfreesboro) and Franklin (Carter House, Balloon Rides, &more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum, see the interesting displays at Patsy Cline Museum, steep yourself in history at Belmont Mansion, and explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville online tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Nashville is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In September, Nashville is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Lane Motor Museum ©
Must see
Lane Motor Museum
4.8
Carter House ©
Must see
Carter House
4.7
Carnton ©
Must see
Carnton
4.6

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Lynchburg

Lynchburg is a city in the south-central region of the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lynchburg Hardware and General Store and Old Jail Museum. Get some cultural insight at Amish Heritage Welcome Center and Museum and Lynchburg City Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lynchburg: Falls Mill (in Belvidere) and Milky Way Farm (in Pulaski). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cave Spring Hollow and learn about winemaking at Lynchburg Winery.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lynchburg road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Lynchburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Falls Mill ©
Historic Site
Falls Mill
4.6
Lynchburg Hardware and General Store ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Lynchburg Hardware and General Store
4.5

6
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Delta Blues Museum and Elmwood Cemetery. Step out of Memphis with an excursion to Stan Streets Hambone Art Gallery in Clarksdale--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, examine the collection at Graceland, take an in-depth tour of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, and pedal to the sights with Backbeat Tours.

You can plan Memphis trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Lynchburg to Memphis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Traveling from Lynchburg in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Memphis: highs are around 36°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Memphis

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Walker Sisters' Cabin and Little Greenbrier School. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roaring Fork and Cataloochee Valley. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, cruise along Cherohala Skyway, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cades Cove.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park travel route planner.

You can fly from Memphis to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Memphis in September since evenings lows in Great Smoky Mountains National Park dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Roaring Fork ©
Wildlife Area
Roaring Fork
4.8
Cherohala Skyway ©
Scenic Drive
Cherohala Skyway
4.9

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