22 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

22 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Knoxville
— 5 nights
Drive
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Elizabethton
— 3 nights
Drive
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Greeneville
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Tellico Plains
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Chattanooga
— 7 nights
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Knoxville — 5 nights

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Goose Farm and Vineyards (in Maryville), Loudon (Annabells Emporium And Cafe & Tennessee Valley Winery) and The Winery at Seven Springs Farm (in Maynardville). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of East Tennesse Historical Society, look for all kinds of wild species at Ijams Nature Center, contemplate the long history of Mabry-Hazen House, and deepen your understanding at University of Tennessee.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Knoxville road trip app.

Los Angeles to Knoxville is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Knoxville. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in February: high temperatures in Knoxville hover around 52°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Elizabethton.
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Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips

Elizabethton — 3 nights

Elizabethton is a city in, and the county seat of Carter County, Tennessee, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Elizabethton: Kingsport Carousel & Park (in Kingsport) and East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum (in Gray). There's lots more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Johnson City Brewing Company, appreciate the history behind Veterans' Monument, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at East Tennessee Distillery.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Elizabethton trip simple and quick.

Drive from Knoxville to Elizabethton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Knoxville in March, expect Elizabethton to be a bit cooler, temps between 55°F and 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Greeneville.
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Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Side Trips

Greeneville — 4 nights

Greeneville is a town in, and the county seat of Greene County, Tennessee, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Greeneville side-trips: Tennessee Hills Distillery (in Jonesborough) and General Longstreet Museum (in Russellville). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Andrew Johnson National Historic Site. There's still lots to do: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Greeneville Antique Market, examine the collection at City Garage Car Museum, contemplate the long history of Dickson Williams Mansion, and browse the exhibits of Greene County History Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Greeneville trip maker site.

Drive from Elizabethton to Greeneville in 1.5 hours. In March in Greeneville, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tellico Plains.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Side Trips

Tellico Plains — 2 nights

Tellico Plains is a town in Monroe County, Tennessee, United States. On the 10th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Cherohala Skyway and then admire the sheer force of Bald River Falls. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Savannah Oaks Winery and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tellico Plains road trip planner.

You can drive from Greeneville to Tellico Plains in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in March, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.
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Outdoors · Adventure · Scenic Drive · Nature
Side Trips

Chattanooga — 7 nights

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.
Chattanooga is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Chattanooga National Cemetery, and identify plant and animal life at Enterprise South Nature Park.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read Chattanooga journey tool.

You can drive from Tellico Plains to Chattanooga in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Tellico Plains in March since evenings lows in Chattanooga dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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