6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
2
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  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, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Carter House, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary builder.

Houston to Nashville is an approximately 5-hour 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
Highlights from your plan
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 Clingmans Dome and Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse. Visiting Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Newfound Gap Road will get you outdoors. Explore Gatlinburg's surroundings by going to Sevierville (Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy & Smoky Mountain Knife Works). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, sample the fine beverages at Doc Collier Moonshine Distillery, do a tasting at Mountain Valley Winery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Forge Distillery.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip maker site.

Drive from Nashville to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevierville
Highlights from your plan
Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse ©
Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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