31 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

31 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Tennessee vacation planner

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Greeneville
— 3 nights
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Elizabethton
— 3 nights
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Knoxville
— 10 nights
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Tellico Plains
— 2 nights
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Chattanooga
— 12 nights

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Greeneville

— 3 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), Brights Zoo (in Limestone) and Panther Creek State Park (in Morristown). Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Andrew Johnson National Historic Site. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Dickson Williams Mansion, browse for treasures at Greeneville Antique Market, admire the sheer force of Margarette Falls, and examine the collection at City Garage Car Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Greeneville road trip app.

Chattanooga to Greeneville is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Chattanooga in March, expect Greeneville to be a bit cooler, temps between 58°F and 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Elizabethton.

Things to do in Greeneville

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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: East Tennessee State University and General Shale Natural History Museum (in Gray), Wautauga Lake (in Butler) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Erwin). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, sample the fine beverages at East Tennessee Distillery, immerse yourself in nature at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, and identify plant and animal life at Roan Mountain State Park.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Elizabethton online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Greeneville to Elizabethton takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Elizabethton

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Knoxville

— 10 nights

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Knoxville: The Miner's Circle - Mine Explosion Graves (in Rocky Top), Maryville (Blue Goose Farm and Vineyards & Bluetick Brewery) and Clinton (Green McAdoo Cultural Center & Museum of Appalachia). Next up on the itinerary: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, let the kids burn off some steam at Lakeshore Park, make a trip to Krutch Park, and take an in-depth tour of East Tennesse Historical Society.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Knoxville trip maker.

Getting from Elizabethton to Knoxville by car takes about 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Knoxville can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Tellico Plains.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Tellico Plains

— 2 nights
Tellico Plains is a town in Monroe County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Fort Loudoun State Park, then identify plant and animal life at The Lost Sea Adventure, and then do a tasting at Savannah Oaks Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Baby Falls, then admire the sheer force of Bald River Falls, and then examine the collection at Charles Hall Museum.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Tellico Plains holiday website.

Traveling by car from Knoxville to Tellico Plains takes 1.5 hours. April in Tellico Plains sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Tellico Plains

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Chattanooga

— 12 nights

Dynamo of Dixie

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.
Explore Chattanooga's surroundings by going to Grundy Forest Natural Area (in Tracy City), Flying Camp Paragliding (in Dunlap) and Dayton (Rhea County Courthouse, Swinging Bridge Park, &more). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Ruby Falls, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium, take in the views from Walnut Street Bridge, and stroll the grounds of Forest Hills Cemetery.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga vacation planner.

Getting from Tellico Plains to Chattanooga by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Chattanooga can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips