5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
Drive:  2​h
1
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Huntsville

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
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 12th (Mon): catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Nashville trip planner.

Huntsville to Nashville is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Nashville when traveling from Huntsville in March, with lows around 41°F. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

#Neighborhoods, #Museums, #Nightlife
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Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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.
Step out of Gatlinburg with an excursion to Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops, and steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin.

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You can drive from Nashville to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg is 1 hour. In March in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge
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Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood

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