6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
2
Nashville
— 1 night

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Do your shopping at Christmas Place and Paul Murray Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Titanic Museum Attraction and Fowler's Clay Works. Venture out of the city with trips to Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Clingmans Dome & Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and admire all the interesting features of Newfound Gap Road.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip planner.

Chicago to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also 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 Chicago in November, expect nights in Gatlinburg to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge
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Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

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 10th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take in the history at Lotz House Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Gatlinburg to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

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