8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Cleveland

1
night
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 29th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary maker tool .

Cleveland to Nashville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cleveland to Nashville. Traveling from Cleveland in March, expect Nashville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 61°F and 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Beer Tastings & Tours
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

6
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Gatlinburg side-trips: Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park), River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Tennessee Legend Distillery (in Sevierville). Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at The Island in Pigeon Forge. There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, find something for the whole family at Dollywood, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg online travel route planner .

Getting from Nashville to Gatlinburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. March in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 39°F at night. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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