9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
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Maryville
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©

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.
Gatlinburg is known for breweries & distilleries, zoos & aquariums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg day trip planning website.

Reno to Gatlinburg is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Reno to Gatlinburg due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Maryville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Theme Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines

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Maryville

Maryville ©
Maryville is a city and the county seat of Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Abrams Falls Trail, identify plant and animal life at Cades Cove, then take a memorable drive along Rich Mountain Road, and finally take a memorable drive along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Maryville journey maker website.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Maryville in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Maryville

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Abrams Falls Trail
Abrams Falls Trail

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Nashville

Nashville ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Maryville to Nashville in 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Maryville to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Nashville are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Beer Tastings & Tours
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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Memphis

Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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 2nd (Thu), appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, examine the collection at Graceland, then stop by Lansky, and finally make a trip to Beale Street. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get to know the resident critters at Memphis Zoo, and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Memphis trip tool.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. April in Memphis sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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