6 days in Dandridge, Oak Ridge & Nashville Itinerary

6 days in Dandridge, Oak Ridge & Nashville Itinerary

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Fly to McGhee Tyson Airport, Drive to Dandridge
— 1 night
Oak Ridge
— 1 night
— 2 nights


Dandridge — 1 night

Dandridge is a town in Jefferson County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte and then contemplate the waterfront views at Douglas Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome and then cruise along Newfound Gap Road.

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Springfield to Dandridge is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Springfield to Dandridge. In November, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Oak Ridge.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Side Trip

Oak Ridge — 1 night

Oak Ridge is a city in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about 25mi west of Knoxville. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): walk around Haw Ridge Park, then steep yourself in history at Manhattan Project National Historical Park, and then examine the collection at Southern Appalachia Railway Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Oak Ridge visit planner.

Traveling by car from Dandridge to Oak Ridge takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in November, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Nashville.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Nashville — 2 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 23rd (Fri), see a show at Grand Ole Opry, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then wander the streets of Downtown Nashville.

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Drive from Oak Ridge to Nashville in 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Oak Ridge to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Nashville are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks · Nightlife