7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

7 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Franklin
— 1 night
2
Ocoee
— 1 night
3
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights

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night
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.
On the 5th (Sun), witness the site of a historic battle at Carnton and then explore the different monuments and memorials at McGavock Confederate Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Franklin Glassblowing Studio, contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Carter House, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Franklin.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Franklin trip planner.

Louisville to Franklin is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Franklin. July in Franklin sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Franklin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

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Ocoee

Ocoee ©
On the 7th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited.

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You can drive from Franklin to Ocoee in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Ocoee are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Ocoee

Nature · Parks
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Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Forbidden Caverns. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Christmas Place and Tanger Outlets Sevierville. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gatlinburg: Bush's Beans Visitor Center (in Chestnut Hill) and Townsend (Smoky Mountain River Rat Tubing & Tuckaleechee Caverns). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, stroll through Grotto Falls Parking, and sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip builder website.

You can drive from Ocoee to Gatlinburg in 3 hours. July in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevierville, Townsend, Bush's Beans Visitor Center
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Smoky Mountain River Rat Tubing ©
Smoky Mountain River Rat Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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