8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
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Chattanooga
— 2 nights
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Ducktown
— 1 night

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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.
Family-friendly places like Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and Zipline will thrill your kids. Explore Gatlinburg's surroundings by going to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). There's still lots to do: make a splash at Dollywood, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip builder site.

Newark to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. July in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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Chattanooga

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 16th (Thu), partake in some friendly competition at Escape Experience - Chattanooga Escape Room Games, then sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Tennessee Aquarium and then explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chattanooga journey maker app.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Chattanooga in 3 hours. In July in Chattanooga, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ducktown.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium

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Ducktown

Ducktown is a city in Polk County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc..

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ducktown online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Ducktown takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Chattanooga in July, expect Ducktown to be slightly colder, temps between 84°F and 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ducktown

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

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