5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Rochester

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook and then learn about winemaking at Sugarland Cellars Winery. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and then examine the collection at Hollywood Star Cars Museum.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg itinerary planner .

Rochester to Gatlinburg is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In March, Gatlinburg is a bit warmer than Rochester - with highs of 62°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge
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Sugarland Cellars ©
Sugarland Cellars
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Carnton and then work some fitness into your day at Centennial Park. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, then browse the exhibits of Carter House, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Franklin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nashville journey planner.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Gatlinburg to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
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Carnton ©
Carnton
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House

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