7 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

7 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Cummins Falls State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Burgess Falls State Park in Sparta (about 1h 40 min away). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, stroll around Centennial Park, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Nashville. In June, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Parks · Tours · Nature

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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 19th (Wed), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Heartwood Galleries, then view the masterpieces at Fowler's Clay Works, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte.

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Getting from Nashville to Gatlinburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg is 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 66°F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Museums · Adventure · Outdoors

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