8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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1
Nashville
— 1 night
2
Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
3
Ocoee
— 1 night

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 19th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Nashville journey planning site.

Newark to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Newark to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in May, you will find days in Nashville are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife

Side Trip

Downtown Franklin
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Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery ©
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery
Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park

5
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Clingmans Dome and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Do your shopping at Tanger Outlets Sevierville and Smoky Mountain Knife Works. Step out of Gatlinburg with an excursion to Tuckaleechee Caverns in Townsend--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, learn about winemaking at Sugarland Cellars, take in the dramatic scenery at Ramsey Cascades, and cruise along Newfound Gap Road.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip itinerary website.

Getting from Nashville to Gatlinburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ocoee.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Tuckaleechee Caverns
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Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

1
night
Ocoee

On the 26th (Sun), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then explore the activities along Ocoee Outdoors, Inc..

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocoee day trip planning tool.

Drive from Gatlinburg to Ocoee in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ocoee

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing

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