8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
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Chattanooga
— 2 nights
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Nashville
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Gatlinburg

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grotto Falls Parking and Newfound Gap Road. Kids will enjoy Roaring Fork and Laurel Falls. Explore Gatlinburg's surroundings by going to Townsend (Smoky Mountain River Rat Tubing & Tuckaleechee Caverns) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking & Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail). And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park, take a memorable drive along Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook, get in on the family fun at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof, and putt your heart out at Hillbilly Golf.

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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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chattanooga.

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Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Trails

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Chattanooga

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): have fun and explore at Creative Discovery Museum, Head underground at Raccoon Mountain Caverns, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, and finally test your team's savvy at Escape Experience - Chattanooga Escape Room Games. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then contemplate the waterfront views at Adventures Unlimited.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chattanooga trip maker app.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Chattanooga in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Chattanooga are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Nashville

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): witness the site of a historic battle at Carter House, then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Nashville, then stroll through Centennial Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at McGavock Confederate Cemetery, take in the history at Carnton, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Franklin.

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You can drive from Chattanooga to Nashville in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Nashville sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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