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

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Downtown Franklin and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Carnton and Lotz House Museum. When in Nashville, make a side trip to see Carter House in Franklin, approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and explore the world behind art at Frist Center for the Visual Arts.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville itinerary builder.

New York City to Nashville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Nashville reach 49°F and lows reach 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car 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
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

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.
Shop till you drop at Tanger Outlet Sevierville and Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hollywood Star Cars Museum and Alewine Pottery. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, stop by The Apple Barn and Cider Mill, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Distillery, and get in on the family fun at Arcade City.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge itinerary builder.

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. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in January, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Roaring Fork
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Tanger Outlets Sevierville ©
Tanger Outlets Sevierville
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Hollywood Star Cars Museum ©
Hollywood Star Cars Museum

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