7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Sevierville
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Toronto

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis itinerary maker tool .

Toronto, Canada to Memphis is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect Memphis to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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.
On the 27th (Mon), browse the different shops at Opry Mills and then see a show at Grand Ole Opry. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum, then stop by Hatch Show Print, then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nashville sightseeing tool .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Nashville sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Sevierville.

Things to do in Nashville

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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nights
Sevierville

Sevierville ©
Lying at the foothills of the Great Smokies, Sevierville is a friendly tourist town with plenty of Southern charm.
Get in touch with nature at Roaring Fork and Mount LeConte. Get some cultural insight at The Old Mill and Noah Bud Ogle Cabin. Change things up with these side-trips from Sevierville: Ripley's Haunted Adventure (in Gatlinburg) and Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, look for gifts at Three Bears General Store, and see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sevierville vacation builder website .

Getting from Nashville to Sevierville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Sevierville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sevierville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

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