9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  6​h 45​min
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 45​min
4
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  5​h
End: New York City

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.
On the 20th (Thu), appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Memphis itinerary maker app .

New York City to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Memphis is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Memphis to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, and then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown) and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Nashville online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Nashville are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown) ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

1
night
Ocoee

On the 24th (Mon), explore the activities along Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocoee tour planner .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Ocoee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Ocoee

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gatlinburg: Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park), Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy (in Sevierville) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and cool off at Dollywood.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg vacation planner .

You can drive from Ocoee to Gatlinburg in 3 hours. In June in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood

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