8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
1
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Tullahoma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Pittsburgh

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sugarland Cellars Winery and Doc Collier Moonshine Distillery. Take a break from Gatlinburg with a short trip to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, putt your heart out at Hillbilly Golf, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg journey maker app .

Pittsburgh to Gatlinburg is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Pittsburgh in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Gatlinburg, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Tullahoma.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hillside Winery
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Sugarland Cellars ©
Sugarland Cellars
Mountain Valley Winery ©
Mountain Valley Winery

1
night
Tullahoma

Tullahoma ©
Tullahoma is a city in Coffee and Franklin counties in the south-central part of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Rutledge Falls and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at George Dickel Distillery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tullahoma holiday tool .

Getting from Gatlinburg to Tullahoma by car takes about 4 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gatlinburg to Tullahoma due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Tullahoma

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries
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Rutledge Falls ©
Rutledge Falls

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.
On the 25th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, take a stroll through Downtown Franklin, and then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Fontanel Mansion and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nashville vacation planner .

You can drive from Tullahoma to Nashville in 1.5 hours. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Franklin
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Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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