7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Tbilisi
Fly:  25​h
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Tbilisi

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 17th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and then don't miss a visit to Graceland.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Memphis online trip builder .

Tbilisi, Georgia to Memphis is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tbilisi to Memphis. While traveling from Tbilisi, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Memphis, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 18th (Fri), examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nashville route planner.

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Nashville, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nightlife
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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin, and then take a memorable drive along Cades Cove.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg road trip planning site .

You can drive from Nashville to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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