4 days in Tennessee, Kentucky & West Virginia Itinerary

4 days in Tennessee, Kentucky & West Virginia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Pigeon Forge
— 1 day
2
Nashville
— 1 night
3
Louisville
— 1 night
4
Weston
— 1 night

S M T W T F S
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

1
day
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky, and finally identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip builder app.

New York City to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pigeon Forge when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
Wildlife Area
Roaring Fork
4.8

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and finally sample the fine beverages at Smith Creek Moonshine.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nashville, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Pigeon Forge to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Highlights from your trip

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 30th (Fri), savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Louisville day trip planning tool.

Drive from Nashville to Louisville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Louisville is 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Weston.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Distillery Tours
4.8

1
night
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): view the masterpieces at Appalachian Glass and then contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Weston trip planner.

Getting from Louisville to Weston by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Louisville, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Weston, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your trip
©
Art Gallery
Appalachian Glass
4.8

Similar trips

8 days in Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 5 days in Farmington & Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in Charleston & Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Tennessee BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 7 days in West Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more trips