8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Nashville
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Sevierville
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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

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, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and wander the streets of Downtown Nashville.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville driving holiday planner.

Boston to Nashville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in April: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 73°F and lows are around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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Memphis

Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, see the interesting displays at Graceland, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Memphis Zoo.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip planner.

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in April, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Sevierville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Sevierville

Sevierville ©
Lying at the foothills of the Great Smokies, Sevierville is a friendly tourist town with plenty of Southern charm.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sevierville: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Chimneys Picnic Area & Mount LeConte) and Zipline (in Gatlinburg). There's much more to do: make a splash at Dollywood, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sevierville trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Sevierville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Sevierville is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sevierville

Parks · Theme Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

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