7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Ocoee
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+3
Taxi + Fly + Foot + Bus:  6 h 30 min
End: Kansas City

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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, stop by Downtown Nashville, and look for gifts at Carter Vintage Guitars.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip planner.

Kansas City to Nashville is an approximately 5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in Nashville sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ocoee.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

1
night
Ocoee

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocoee journey planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Ocoee in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Ocoee due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Ocoee

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Explore Gatlinburg's surroundings by going to Hartford (River Rafting & Tubing & Zipline). And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Dollywood, examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and get in on the family fun at 7D Dark Ride Adventure.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip planner.

Drive from Ocoee to Gatlinburg in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Hartford, Chimneys Picnic Area
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

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