7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Memphis
— 1 night
2
Shiloh
— 1 night
3
Franklin
— 2 nights
4
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights

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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 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary builder tool.

Madison to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Madison in March, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Memphis: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Shiloh.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
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Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Shiloh

Shiloh ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Shiloh National Military Park and then examine the collection at Buford Pusser Home and Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Shiloh trip website.

You can drive from Memphis to Shiloh in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Shiloh can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Franklin.

Things to do in Shiloh

Nature Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Buford Pusser Home and Museum
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Shiloh National Military Park ©
Shiloh National Military Park
Buford Pusser Home and Museum ©
Buford Pusser Home and Museum

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Franklin

Franklin ©
More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
On the 27th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Gallery 202, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, thentake in the history at Carter House, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Franklin. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at McGavock Confederate Cemetery and then take in the history at Carnton.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Franklin trip builder app.

You can drive from Shiloh to Franklin in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Franklin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Carter House ©
Carter House
Carnton ©
Carnton
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

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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 29th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, thenexamine the collection at Hollywood Star Cars Museum, and then trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls, Head underground at Tuckaleechee Caverns, thenget in on the family fun at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof, and finally get your game on at 7D Dark Ride Adventure.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Franklin to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Franklin to Pigeon Forge, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hollywood Star Cars Museum, Tuckaleechee Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Star Cars Museum ©
Hollywood Star Cars Museum
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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