7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Sioux Falls
+2
Fly + subway + bus:  5​h 30​min
1
Chattanooga
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Sioux Falls

3
nights
Chattanooga

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 21st (Sun), admire the local landmark of Coolidge Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Adventures Unlimited and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga tour builder site .

Sioux Falls to Chattanooga is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sioux Falls to Chattanooga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sioux Falls in July: high temperatures in Chattanooga hover around 90°F and lows are around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trip

Ocoee
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: make a splash at Dollywood, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and hike along Grotto Falls Trail.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg online journey maker .

You can drive from Chattanooga to Gatlinburg in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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