7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Memphis
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Franklin
— 1 night
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Maryville
— 1 night
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Gatlinburg
— 3 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.
On the 3rd (Sun), pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then explore the galleries of Graceland, and finally learn more about the world around you at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip builder website.

Detroit to Memphis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Detroit in November; daily highs in Memphis reach 63°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Franklin.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites
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Graceland
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Carter House, then steep yourself in history at Carnton, and finally hike along Timberland Park.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Franklin trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Memphis to Franklin in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Franklin can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Maryville.

Things to do in Franklin

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

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Maryville

Maryville ©
Maryville is a city and the county seat of Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, then look for all kinds of wild species at ABR's Visitor & Education Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cades Cove, and finally admire the sheer force of Abrams Falls Trail.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Maryville trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Franklin to Maryville in 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Franklin to Maryville due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Maryville are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Maryville

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ABR's Visitor & Education Center
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Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Abrams Falls Trail
Abrams Falls Trail
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Visiting Clingmans Dome and Chimney Tops Trail will get you outdoors. Take a break from Gatlinburg with a short trip to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, cruise along Newfound Gap Road, cool off at Dollywood, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Maryville to Gatlinburg takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood
Highlights from your plan
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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