6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
+3
Taxi + Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h
End: Houston

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Franklin, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Carter House, and finally glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary builder.

Houston to Nashville is an approximately 5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Houston in May since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Carter House ©
Carter House

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Newfound Gap Road. Visiting Roaring Fork and Zipline will get you outdoors. Explore Gatlinburg's surroundings by going to Sevierville (Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy & Smoky Mountain Knife Works) and Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Fowler's Clay Works, revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Sevierville, learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Doc Collier Moonshine Distillery.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Gatlinburg road trip planning site.

You can drive from Nashville to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg. In May in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevierville
Highlights from your plan
Fowler's Clay Works ©
Fowler's Clay Works
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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