7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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1
Nashville
— 1 night
2
Chattanooga
— 3 nights
3
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the history at Carnton and then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

Detroit to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Nashville. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Detroit in June; daily highs in Nashville reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
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Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

3
nights
Chattanooga

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): Head underground at Raccoon Mountain Caverns, walk around Coolidge Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Adventures Unlimited. On the next day, shop like a local with Moon Pie General Store, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Creative Discovery Museum, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Experience - Chattanooga Escape Room Games.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga online travel planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Chattanooga in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Chattanooga are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Adventures Unlimited, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
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Raccoon Mountain Caverns ©
Raccoon Mountain Caverns
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields ©

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook. Discover out-of-the-way places like Roaring Fork and Grotto Falls Parking. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, try for a hole-in-one at Hillbilly Golf, stop by Three Bears General Store, and get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets Sevierville.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg trip site.

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Gatlinburg takes 3 hours. July in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Three Bears General Store, Tanger Outlets Sevierville
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Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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