7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
1
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Maryville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ocoee
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Detroit

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Family-friendly places like River Rafting & Tubing and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: make a splash at Dollywood, laugh and play at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, get your game on at Gatlin's Escape Games, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip builder tool .

Detroit to Gatlinburg is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In July in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Maryville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Dollywood, River Rafting & Tubing, Mount LeConte
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

1
night
Maryville

Maryville ©
Maryville is a city and the county seat of Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Abrams Falls Trail, admire the verdant scenery at Cades Cove, then Head underground at Tuckaleechee Caverns, and finally cruise along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Maryville trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Maryville in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Maryville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Maryville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tuckaleechee Caverns
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Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Abrams Falls Trail ©
Abrams Falls Trail
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©

2
nights
Ocoee

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee River, then take in the dramatic scenery at Benton Falls Hike, and then explore the activities along Ocoee Outdoors, Inc..

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ocoee trip itinerary app .

Drive from Maryville to Ocoee in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ocoee can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ocoee

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Benton Falls Hike, Ocoee River
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
Benton Falls Hike ©
Benton Falls Hike

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