5 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

5 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

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5 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  11​h
Tellico Plains
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

Tellico Plains

Tellico Plains ©
Tellico Plains is a town in Monroe County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center, then see the interesting displays at Charles Hall Museum, and then take a memorable drive along Cherohala Skyway.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tellico Plains trip builder app .

Los Angeles to Tellico Plains is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Tellico Plains, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: high temperatures in Tellico Plains hover around 60°F and lows are around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Elizabethton.

Things to do in Tellico Plains

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
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Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center ©
Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center
Charles Hall Museum ©
Charles Hall Museum


Elizabethton ©
Elizabethton is a city in, and the county seat of Carter County, Tennessee, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Kingsport Carousel & Park and Nolichucky River. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park and River Rafting & Tubing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Elizabethton: Tennessee Hills Distillery (in Jonesborough), Kingsport Greenbelt (in Kingsport) and Brights Zoo (in Limestone). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Worley's Cave and have fun at Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Elizabethton online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Tellico Plains to Elizabethton takes 3 hours. When traveling from Tellico Plains in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Elizabethton, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Elizabethton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kingsport, Bluff City, Brights Zoo, Nolichucky River, Tennessee Hills Distillery
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Kingsport Carousel & Park ©
Kingsport Carousel & Park
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park ©
Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park ©
Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park