8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Memphis
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights

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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 (Fri): browse the exhibits of Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center and then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Memphis day trip tool.

Philadelphia to Memphis is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Memphis is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, Memphis is a bit warmer at night with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

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Historic Site
Sun Studio
4.7
Must see
Graceland
4.4

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Lotz House Museum and Downtown Franklin are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, visit Downtown Nashville, pause for some serene contemplation at Upper Room, and steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Side Trip

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Must see
Lotz House Museum
4.8
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Neighborhood
Downtown Nashville
4.2

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Titanic Museum Attraction and Noah Bud Ogle Cabin. When in Gatlinburg, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford, approximately Hartford away. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, get in on the family fun at Dollywood, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, and do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Gatlinburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg. In June in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Specialty Museum
Titanic Museum Attraction
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