9 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

9 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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Nashville
— 4 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
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Nashville

— 4 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Nashville Parthenon, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary planning app.

Honolulu to Nashville is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in May, Nashville is a bit cooler at night with lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Gatlinburg

— 4 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Go for a jaunt from Gatlinburg to Hartford to see River Rafting & Tubing about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, take a leisurely stroll along The Island in Pigeon Forge, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky, and do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg trip website.

You can drive from Nashville to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips