8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Mason City
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Fall Creek Falls State Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
End: Mason City

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You've now added Lost River Cave to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Lost River Cave and then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): get all the information you need at Stones River National Battlefield.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nashville day trip planning app

Mason City to Nashville is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mason City in July; daily highs in Nashville reach 90°F and lows reach 70°F. On the 6th (Fri), you're off toFall Creek Falls State Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stones River National Battlefield, Lost River Cave
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The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Stones River National Battlefield ©
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave

1
night
Fall Creek Falls State Park

Fall Creek Falls State Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fall Creek Falls. On the 6th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Fall Creek Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fall Creek Falls State Park trip maker

Traveling by car from Nashville to Fall Creek Falls State Park takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Nashville in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fall Creek Falls State Park: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 66°F at night. On the 7th (Sat), you're off toGreat Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Fall Creek Falls State Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fall Creek Falls ©
Fall Creek Falls

3
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Get outdoors at Roaring Fork and Noah Bud Ogle Cabin. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grotto Falls Parking and Mount LeConte. Go for a jaunt from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Townsend to see Tuckaleechee Caverns about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, cruise along Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook, admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls, and steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park online journey planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fall Creek Falls State Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Fall Creek Falls State Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook, Tuckaleechee Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin ©
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Grotto Falls Parking ©
Grotto Falls Parking

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