5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Pigeon Forge
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Memphis
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Buffalo

1
day
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dollywood. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then view the masterpieces at Fowler's Clay Works, and finally get in on the family fun at Dollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, steep yourself in history at Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and finally learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pigeon Forge route planner .

Buffalo to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Buffalo in June, expect Pigeon Forge to be somewhat warmer, temps between 86°F and 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin ©
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You've added General Jackson Showboat, The Parthenon, Robert's Western World, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and Centennial Park. Get some cultural insight at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and Downtown Nashville. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and look for gifts at Savannah's Candy Kitchen.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary planner.

Buffalo to Nashville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Buffalo to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buffalo in June, expect Nashville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 88°F and 67°F. You will leave for home on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Nightlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

1
day
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and then contemplate the long history of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis holiday planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. June in Memphis sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beale Street ©
Beale Street
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum

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