8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
1
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Maryville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ocoee
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Miami

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Visiting Roaring Fork and Chimney Tops Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades, and cruise along Little River Road.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg road trip planning website .

Miami to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Miami in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Gatlinburg, with lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Maryville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Deep Creek, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail

1
night
Maryville

Maryville ©
Maryville is a city and the county seat of Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Abrams Falls Trail, admire all the interesting features of Rich Mountain Road, and then cruise along Cades Cove.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maryville trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Maryville takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Maryville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ocoee.

Things to do in Maryville

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Abrams Falls Trail ©
Abrams Falls Trail

2
nights
Ocoee

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bald River Falls. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ocoee trip planner .

Traveling by car from Maryville to Ocoee takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ocoee can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ocoee

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bald River Falls
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Bald River Falls ©
Bald River Falls
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited

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