8 days in Louisville, Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

8 days in Louisville, Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Louisville
— 2 nights
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
3
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights

2
nights
Louisville

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): try to win big at Churchill Downs. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, and then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Louisville holiday builder app.

Herndon to Louisville is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In October, daytime highs in Louisville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co ©
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip app.

Getting from Louisville to Nashville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Nashville. In October, daytime highs in Nashville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, thenlearn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, thenexamine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg trip planner.

Getting from Nashville to Gatlinburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Wineries Adventure Museums

Side Trip

Pigeon Forge
Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Zipline
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines

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