6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of the Cherokee Indian and Smoky Mountain Knife Works. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roaring Fork and Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum. There's much more to do: get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, take a memorable tour with Tours, take some stellar pictures from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, and experience the excitement of Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge trip itinerary maker site .

New York City to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Smoky Mountain Knife Works, Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Roaring Fork
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Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Carnton and Lotz House Museum will appeal to history buffs. Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Downtown Nashville are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville tour planner .

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Nashville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
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Carnton ©
Carnton
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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