8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Subway + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2
nights
Chattanooga

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tennessee Aquarium. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Adventures Unlimited and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga holiday builder site .

Fort Lauderdale to Chattanooga is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in August, expect little chillier with lows of 70°F in Chattanooga. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Ocoee
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

5
nights
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.
Explore Great Smoky Mountains National Park's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Pigeon Forge (Dollywood & Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, admire the verdant scenery at Cades Cove, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park vacation website .

You can take a bus from Chattanooga to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

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