5 days in Knoxville & Fort Walton Beach Itinerary

5 days in Knoxville & Fort Walton Beach Itinerary

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5 days in Knoxville & Fort Walton Beach Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Drive:  3​h
1
Knoxville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Fort Walton Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Nashville

2
nights
Knoxville

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Knoxville: Dollywood (in Pigeon Forge), River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Gatlinburg (Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies & Sugarlands Distilling Company). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Market Square.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Knoxville trip itinerary planning site .

Nashville to Knoxville is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Knoxville are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Knoxville

Theme Parks Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Dollywood, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

2
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then step off the mainland to explore Okaloosa Island, and then examine the collection at Garnier Post Office. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Air Force Armament Museum, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then take a leisurely stroll along Okaloosa Island Pier.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fort Walton Beach sightseeing website .

Fly from Knoxville to Fort Walton Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Fort Walton Beach when traveling from Knoxville in June, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Air Force Armament Museum ©
Air Force Armament Museum
Okaloosa Island Pier ©
Okaloosa Island Pier

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