7 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

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7 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

Start: North Bend
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Ducktown
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Chattanooga
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Johnson City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Knoxville
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: North Bend

1
day
Ducktown

Ducktown is a city in Polk County, Tennessee, United States. On the 9th (Tue), explore the activities along Ocoee Outdoors, Inc., then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then see the interesting displays at Ducktown Basin Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ducktown trip planner .

North Bend to Ducktown is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from North Bend to Ducktown due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from North Bend in July; daily highs in Ducktown reach 84°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Ducktown

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Ocoee Outdoors, Inc.
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Ducktown Basin Museum ©
Ducktown Basin Museum

3
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chattanooga: Ocoee (River Rafting & Tubing & Adventures Unlimited). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at Escape Experience - Chattanooga, Head underground at Raccoon Mountain Caverns, enjoy breathtaking views from Ruby Falls, and take in the views from Walnut Street Bridge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga tour planning tool .

Getting from Ducktown to Chattanooga by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Ducktown in July, expect nights in Chattanooga to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Johnson City.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Ocoee
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Johnson City

Johnson City is a city in Washington, Carter, and Sullivan counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park, get interesting insight from Tours, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Johnson City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Chattanooga in July, with highs in Johnson City at 84°F and lows at 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Johnson City

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, River Rafting & Tubing, Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park ©
Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park

1
night
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, then make a trip to Market Square, and then identify plant and animal life at Ijams Nature Center.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Knoxville online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Johnson City to Knoxville takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Knoxville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Ijams Nature Center ©
Ijams Nature Center
Market Square ©
Market Square
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral