8 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Tennessee trip builder

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Chattanooga
— 4 nights
Drive
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Greeneville
— 3 nights
Drive to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport, Fly to Springfield

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Chattanooga

— 4 nights

Dynamo of Dixie

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.
Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Red Clay State Historic Park. Get some historical perspective at Forest Hills Cemetery and Signal Point. And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Ruby Falls, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and witness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chattanooga road trip app.

Springfield to Chattanooga is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Chattanooga can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Greeneville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Greeneville

— 3 nights
Greeneville is a town in, and the county seat of Greene County, Tennessee, United States. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and Greene County History Museum will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Greeneville: Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park (in Elizabethton) and Tennessee Hills Distillery (in Jonesborough). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Dickson Williams Mansion.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Greeneville visit planner.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Greeneville in 3 hours. Traveling from Chattanooga in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Greeneville, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Greeneville

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips