7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Wildersville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

1
night
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 3rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks and then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

Plan trip to Memphis with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

New York City to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Memphis reach 73°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Wildersville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Wildersville

Wildersville ©
On the 5th (Fri), take in the history at The Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Association and then admire the majestic nature at Natchez Trace State Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Wildersville trip planner .

Getting from Memphis to Wildersville by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Memphis in April since evenings lows in Wildersville dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Wildersville

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

The Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Association
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Natchez Trace State Park ©
Natchez Trace State Park

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 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Wildersville to Nashville takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Nashville are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Dollywood, then meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, and then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Mount LeConte
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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