6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Boston

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 14th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. On your second day here, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take in the history at Carter House, then witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville road trip tool .

Boston to Nashville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Boston to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Boston, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nashville, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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 16th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Graceland, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip website .

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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.
Get outdoors at Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Mount LeConte. Attractions like Dollywood and Zipline make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, do a tasting at Mill Bridge Winery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and experience the excitement of Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Memphis to Pigeon Forge by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Memphis in October, Pigeon Forge is little chillier at night with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg
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Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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