8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Clanton
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Ethridge
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hurricane Mills
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Knoxville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Cherokee
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Clanton

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Ethridge

Ethridge ©
Ethridge is a town in Lawrence County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): examine the collection at Amish Heritage Welcome Center and Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Ethridge online day trip planner .

Clanton to Ethridge is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In August in Ethridge, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hurricane Mills.

Things to do in Ethridge

Museums
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nights
Hurricane Mills

Hurricane Mills ©
Hurricane Mills is an unincorporated community in Humphreys County, Tennessee, United States. On the 31st (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Donelson National Battlefield, get a taste of life in the country at Loretta Lynn Ranch, and then examine the collection at Loretta Lynn's Ranch. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of President James K. Polk Home & Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at H Clark Distillery, and then view the masterpieces at David Arms Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hurricane Mills road trip planning tool .

Clanton to Hurricane Mills is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Hurricane Mills

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

H Clark Distillery, Beachaven Vineyards & Winery, President James K. Polk Home & Museum, David Arms Gallery
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Loretta Lynn's Ranch ©
Loretta Lynn's Ranch
Loretta Lynn Ranch ©
Loretta Lynn Ranch
President James K. Polk Home & Museum ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stroll through Centennial Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville road trip tool .

You can drive from Hurricane Mills to Nashville in 1.5 hours. In September in Nashville, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Knoxville.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park

3
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Walker Sisters' Cabin.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Knoxville day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Nashville to Knoxville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Knoxville is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Knoxville can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cherokee.

Things to do in Knoxville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cherokee, Walker Sisters' Cabin
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Walker Sisters' Cabin ©
Walker Sisters' Cabin
Oconaluftee Indian Village ©
Oconaluftee Indian Village
Bearmeats Indian Den ©
Bearmeats Indian Den

1
night
Cherokee

Cherokee ©
The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
You've now added Shabby Shack Mall to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): examine the collection at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Shabby Shack Mall, and then view the masterpieces at Cedar Hill Studio & Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cherokee trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Knoxville to Cherokee in 2 hours. Traveling from Knoxville in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cherokee, with lows of 57°F. On the 7th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Cherokee

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Shabby Shack Mall, Cedar Hill Studio & Gallery
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Shabby Shack Mall ©
Shabby Shack Mall
Cedar Hill Studio & Gallery ©
Cedar Hill Studio & Gallery

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