7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights

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Nashville

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Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Popular historic sites such as Cheekwood and Carter House are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nelson's Green Brier Distillery and Downtown Franklin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Franklin (Carnton & McGavock Confederate Cemetery). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Centennial Park and see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip builder tool.

Chicago to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Chicago, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nashville, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Carter House
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Carnton
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Downtown Franklin
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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Laurel Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse and Zipline. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pigeon Forge: Bush's Beans Visitor Center (in Chestnut Hill) and Forbidden Caverns (in Sevierville). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, trek along Grotto Falls Parking, learn about winemaking at Sugarland Cellars, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Forge Distillery.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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