4 days in Tennessee Itinerary

4 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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4 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Knoxville
Drive:  1​h
1
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Knoxville

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 18th (Thu), make a splash at Dollywood, then meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and finally test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg online travel planner .

Knoxville to Gatlinburg is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. In April in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Mount LeConte
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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Memphis

Memphis ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Graceland, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and then examine the collection at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Memphis takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. April in Memphis sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown).

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nightlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown) ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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