6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis online holiday planner .

New York City to Memphis is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Memphis reach 89°F and lows reach 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Pigeon Forge.

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Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

3
nights
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.
Attractions like Roaring Fork and Pigeon Forge Gem Mine make great kid-friendly stops. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Old Mill and Noah Bud Ogle Cabin. Step out of Pigeon Forge to go to Hartford and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction.

Plan trip to Pigeon Forge with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

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Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

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