8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly:  7​h
1
Memphis
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Halifax

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Memphis

Memphis ©
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.
On the 31st (Sat), get engrossed in the history at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Memphis attractions app .

Halifax, Canada to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In August, Memphis is somewhat warmer than Halifax - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Head to Gallery 202 and Country View Marketfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Lotz House Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Franklin (David Arms Gallery, The Copper Fox Gallery, & more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, examine the collection at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and contemplate the long history of Bowen Plantation House.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nashville holiday maker app .

Getting from Memphis to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Nashville are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franklin, Country View Market
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
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Downtown Nashville

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Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Fowler's Clay Works and Paul Murray Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Mount LeConte. Change things up with a short trip to Ramsey Cascades in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and see the interesting displays at Smoky Mountain Knife Works.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge trip planner .

You can drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Smoky Mountain Knife Works, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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