9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly:  7​h
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Ocoee
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Halifax

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 31st (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Graceland, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Memphis travel route builder tool .

Halifax, Canada to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Halifax to Memphis. In August, Memphis is a bit warmer than Halifax - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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 2nd (Mon), see a show at Grand Ole Opry, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill). On the next day, steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Memphis in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nashville, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Nightlife

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

1
night
Ocoee

On the 4th (Wed), explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ocoee trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Nashville to Ocoee in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Traveling from Nashville to Ocoee, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Ocoee sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Ocoee

Parks Nature Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited

4
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.
When in Pigeon Forge, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford, approximately 54 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 6th (Fri) at Dollywood. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ocoee to Pigeon Forge takes 2.5 hours. September in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood

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