6 days in Rock Island, Cookeville & Mammoth Cave National Park Itinerary

6 days in Rock Island, Cookeville & Mammoth Cave National Park Itinerary

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6 days in Rock Island, Cookeville & Mammoth Cave National Park Itinerary

Start: North Wilkesboro
car:  9​h 30​min
1
Rock Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Cookeville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: North Wilkesboro

2
nights
Rock Island

Rock Island ©
Rock Island is an unincorporated community in the northeastern-most portion of Warren County, Tennessee, United States. To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rock Island travel itinerary planner.

North Wilkesboro to Rock Island is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Rock Island can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cookeville.

Things to do in Rock Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Rock Island State Park ©
Rock Island State Park

1
night
Cookeville

Cookeville ©
Cookeville is a city in Putnam County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Burgess Falls State Park and then admire the sheer force of Fall Creek Falls. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Cummins Falls State Park and then examine the collection at Cookeville Depot Museum.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cookeville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rock Island to Cookeville takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Cookeville can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Cookeville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Burgess Falls State Park, Fall Creek Falls
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Cummins Falls State Park ©
Cummins Falls State Park
Fall Creek Falls ©
Fall Creek Falls
Burgess Falls State Park ©
Burgess Falls State Park

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Cedar Sink Trail, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Mammoth Cave National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cookeville to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail

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