7 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Knoxville
— 1 day
Drive
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Tellico Plains
— 1 night
Drive
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Chattanooga
— 4 nights
Drive
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Elizabethton
— 1 night
Drive

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Knoxville — 1 day

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ijams Nature Center, then get engrossed in the history at East Tennesse Historical Society, and then make a trip to Market Square.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Knoxville vacation planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Knoxville. In February, daily temperatures in Knoxville can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tellico Plains.
Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Tellico Plains — 1 night

Tellico Plains is a town in Monroe County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Cherohala Skyway and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bald River Falls.

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Traveling by car from Knoxville to Tellico Plains takes 1.5 hours. In February in Tellico Plains, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.
Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip

Chattanooga — 4 nights

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Chattanooga is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Tennessee Aquarium, brush up on your military savvy at National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, walk around Enterprise South Nature Park, and explore the fascinating underground world of Ruby Falls.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tellico Plains to Chattanooga takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in February, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Elizabethton.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Elizabethton — 1 night

Elizabethton is a city in, and the county seat of Carter County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stroll around Winged Deer Park, then find something for the whole family at Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Elizabethton vacation builder tool.

Drive from Chattanooga to Elizabethton in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Chattanooga in February, things will get a bit cooler in Elizabethton: highs are around 51°F and lows about 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Theme Parks · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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