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

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 24th (Mon): witness the site of a historic battle at Carnton. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Amqui Station and Visitors Center, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then take in the history at Carter House, then contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary builder app .

New York City to Nashville is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Nashville hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Sparta.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, Amqui Station and Visitors Center
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Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

1
night
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta is a city and the county seat of White County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Calfkiller Brewing Company, then identify plant and animal life at Burgess Falls State Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Virgin Falls State Natural Area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sparta attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Sparta takes 2 hours. Traveling from Nashville in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 62°F in Sparta. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Sparta

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Burgess Falls State Park ©
Burgess Falls State Park
Virgin Falls State Natural Area ©
Virgin Falls State Natural Area
Calfkiller Brewing Company ©
Calfkiller Brewing Company

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Smoky Mountain Knife Works and Fowler's Clay Works. Visiting Grotto Falls Trail and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Pigeon Forge side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford), Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend) and Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, do a tasting at Mill Bridge Winery, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge trip planner.

You can drive from Sparta to Pigeon Forge in 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sparta to Pigeon Forge is 1 hour. In June in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, Tuckaleechee Caverns, River Rafting & Tubing, Smoky Mountain Knife Works
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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