3 days in Tennessee Itinerary

3 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
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Nashville
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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky, then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, and finally learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, do a tasting at Mill Bridge Winery, then examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg travel route planner.

Indianapolis to Gatlinburg is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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Nashville

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nashville travel planner.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gatlinburg to Nashville. In September, daytime highs in Nashville are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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