4 days in Tennessee Itinerary

4 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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4 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Chattanooga
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

1
day
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Tennessee Aquarium, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Mission Chattanooga.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga driving holiday planner.

Charlotte to Chattanooga is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You've now added Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Biltmore (in Asheville) and Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy (in Sevierville). There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, explore the striking landscape of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, get in on the family fun at Rocky Top Mountain Coaster, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg day trip app .

You can drive from Chattanooga to Gatlinburg in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, Biltmore, Mount LeConte
Highlights from your plan
Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre ©
Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©

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