6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Slidell
taxi + Fly:  6​h
1
Memphis
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
End: Slidell

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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.
On the 25th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Memphis trip builder .

Slidell to Memphis is an approximately 6-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Slidell in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Memphis: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Room Escape Games

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.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Lotz House Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Downtown Nashville and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Step out of Nashville with an excursion to Carnton in Franklin--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nashville route builder .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls, stop by Maggie Valley Rock Shop, then see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Elevated Mountain Distilling Co.. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, then look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, then contemplate the long history of Little Greenbrier School, and finally learn about winemaking at Cades Cove Cellars.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip maker app .

Drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Maggie Valley, Cades Cove Cellars
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Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Laurel Falls ©
Laurel Falls
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin ©
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin

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