8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Drive:  45​min
1
Fort Worth
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Dallas

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day
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
On the 16th (Sun), cool off at NRH2O Family Water Park, then contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Patrick Cathedral.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Fort Worth online trip maker .

Dallas to Fort Worth is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June in Fort Worth, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

NRH2O Family Water Park, Top O'Hill Terrace
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NRH2O Family Water Park ©
NRH2O Family Water Park
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
St. Patrick Cathedral ©
St. Patrick Cathedral

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Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Arkansas State Capitol, admire the landmark architecture of William J. Clinton Presidential Library, then admire the majestic nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Little Rock trip maker site .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Fort Worth to Little Rock in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pinnacle Mountain State Park ©
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Room Escape Games
William J. Clinton Presidential Library ©

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then don't miss a visit to Graceland, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Little Rock to Memphis in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Room Escape Games
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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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 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and then admire all the interesting features of Nissan Stadium.

To see reviews and tourist information, go to the Nashville online trip planner .

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Fun & Games
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Nissan Stadium ©
Nissan Stadium
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tennessee Aquarium, make a trip to Coolidge Park Antique Carousel, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited, then put a fun spin on your tour with Escape Experience - Chattanooga, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga day trip planning website .

You can drive from Nashville to Chattanooga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga is 1 hour. June in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Ocoee
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River Rafting & Tubing
Escape Experience - Chattanooga ©
Escape Experience - Chattanooga
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited

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nights
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
On the 22nd (Sat), sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours, then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and then find something for the whole family at Dollywood.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Pigeon Forge takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge ©
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge

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