5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Tallahassee
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Chattanooga
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Tallahassee

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 18th (Wed), witness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields and then Head underground at Raccoon Mountain Caverns.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chattanooga trip tool .

Tallahassee to Chattanooga is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tallahassee in March; daily highs in Chattanooga reach 63°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
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Raccoon Mountain Caverns ©
Raccoon Mountain Caverns

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin, take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, and finally catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner .

You can drive from Chattanooga to Nashville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife

Side Trip

Franklin
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery ©
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery

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nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Clingmans Dome and Tuckaleechee Caverns. Family-friendly places like Zipline and The Escape Game Pigeon Forge will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets Sevierville, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and find something for the whole family at Rockin' Raceway Arcade.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip planner .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Pigeon Forge takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tuckaleechee Caverns
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Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Tuckaleechee Caverns ©
Tuckaleechee Caverns

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