7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Memphis
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Pigeon Forge
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Little Rock

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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.
On the 25th (Sat), make a trip to Graceland and then look for gifts at Lansky.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis tour planner .

Little Rock to Memphis is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Shopping
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Lansky ©
Lansky

1
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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): wander the streets of Downtown Nashville and then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nashville online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Memphis to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fowler's Clay Works or The Old Mill. Explore Pigeon Forge's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Quiet Walkways (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, buy something for everyone on your list at The Village Shops, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and cool off at Dollywood.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge is 1 hour. May in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Tanger Outlets Sevierville
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Fowler's Clay Works ©
Fowler's Clay Works
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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