7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Sacramento

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Titanic Museum and Smoky Mountain Knife Works. For shopping fun, head to The Old Mill or Tanger Outlet Sevierville. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pigeon Forge: Mount LeConte (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, appreciate the extensive heritage of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge online itinerary creator.

Sacramento to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sacramento to Pigeon Forge due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sacramento in July, expect nights in Pigeon Forge to be somewhat warmer, around 69°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 87°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin ©
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin

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.
Appreciate the collections at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and RCA Studio B. Visit Lotz House Museum and Belle Meade Plantation for their historical value. There's still lots to do: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, look for gifts at Hatch Show Print, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip generator.

Drive from Pigeon Forge to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Pigeon Forge to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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