5 days in Chattanooga, Louisville & Knoxville Itinerary

5 days in Chattanooga, Louisville & Knoxville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Chattanooga
— 1 night
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Knoxville
— 1 night
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Chattanooga

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the views from Walnut Street Bridge and then sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chattanooga online journey planner.

Savannah to Chattanooga is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Savannah in April, Chattanooga is a bit cooler at night with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Breweries & Distilleries

Louisville

— 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 16th (Fri), look for gifts at Muth's Candies, Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, then see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and finally take in the views from The Big Four Bridge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Louisville trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Louisville in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Chattanooga in April, you will find days in Louisville are a bit cooler (69°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums · Parks

Knoxville

— 1 night

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
On the 18th (Sun), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old Tennessee Distilling, see the interesting displays at Smoky Mountain Knife Works, then get engrossed in the history at East Tennesse Historical Society, and finally make a trip to Market Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Knoxville attractions planning site.

Drive from Louisville to Knoxville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April in Knoxville, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

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