5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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1
Nashville
— 1 night
2
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Carter House, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Carnton, and then see a show at Grand Ole Opry.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nashville vacation maker site.

New Orleans to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Nashville: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
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Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse and Old Forge Distillery. Get some cultural insight at Bush's Beans Visitor Center and Sugarland Cellars. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy (in Sevierville). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, do a tasting at Mill Bridge Winery, get in on the family fun at 7D Dark Ride Adventure, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg driving holiday app.

Getting from Nashville to Gatlinburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg is 1 hour. In August in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, River Rafting & Tubing, Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, Bush's Beans Visitor Center
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Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse ©
Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse
Bush's Beans Visitor Center ©
Bush's Beans Visitor Center
Mill Bridge Winery ©
Mill Bridge Winery

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