6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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6 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Memphis
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Dallas

3
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 4th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork. On your second day here, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Pigeon Forge trip itinerary planning site .

Dallas to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in April, expect Pigeon Forge to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sugarlands Distilling Company
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Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Radnor Lake State Park, and then work some fitness into your day at Centennial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then buy something for everyone on your list at Opry Mills, and then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip builder .

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Nashville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pigeon Forge to Nashville. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then don't miss a visit to Beale Street, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis travel route planner .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Memphis sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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