6 days in Tennessee, Florida & Alabama Itinerary

6 days in Tennessee, Florida & Alabama Itinerary

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Pigeon Forge
— 1 day
— 2 nights
Key West
— 2 nights
— 1 night


Pigeon Forge

— 1 day

Center of Fun in the Smokies

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines and then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge online road trip planner.

New York City to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in February: highs in Pigeon Forge hover around 52°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trip


— 2 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Orlando trip app.

You can fly from Pigeon Forge to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in February, expect Orlando to be much warmer, temps between 75°F and 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Key West

— 2 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Fort East Martello Museum, stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and finally admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in February, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to fly to Birmingham.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums


— 1 night

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): sample some tasty brews at Red Clay Tours and then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Birmingham holiday planning tool.

Fly from Key West to Birmingham in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Key West in February, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Birmingham: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums
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Tennessee travel guide

Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theme Parks
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.

Florida travel guide

Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Alabama travel guide

History Museums · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.