6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Ocoee
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You'll explore and learn at Titanic Museum Attraction and Fowler's Clay Works. Get outdoors at Roaring Fork and River Rafting & Tubing. When in Gatlinburg, make a side trip to see Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, approximately 34 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 2nd (Tue) at Dollywood. There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

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New York City to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Gatlinburg are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood

1
night
Ocoee

On the 4th (Thu), explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ocoee trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Ocoee in 3 hours. July in Ocoee sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Ocoee

Nature Parks Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see a show at Grand Ole Opry, steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, and then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip planner.

Drive from Ocoee to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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