6 days in Memphis & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

6 days in Memphis & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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6 days in Memphis & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
2
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  14​h 30​min
End: Dallas

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Peabody Ducks, Graceland and Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, make a trip to Graceland, look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Memphis tour builder .

Dallas to Memphis is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 71°F at night. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for gifts at Try My Nuts Company.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Memphis to Pigeon Forge in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Pigeon Forge. Traveling from Memphis in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Pigeon Forge, with lows of 66°F. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Fowler's Clay Works ©
Fowler's Clay Works
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction

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