9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Ocean City
Drive:  3​h
1
Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Gallatin
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Ocean City

1
night
Pigeon Forge

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.
You've now added Burgess Falls State Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Burgess Falls State Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge trip planner .

Ocean City to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. When traveling from Ocean City in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Pigeon Forge: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Burgess Falls State Park
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Burgess Falls State Park ©
Burgess Falls State Park

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg trip planner .

Gatlinburg is just a short distance from Pigeon Forge. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You will leave for Nashville on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Tours

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Third Coast Comedy Club, Redneck Comedy Bus Tour, Music City Convention Center, and other attractions you added.

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Getting from Gatlinburg to Nashville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gatlinburg to Nashville. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gallatin.

Things to do in Nashville

Nightlife Tours Transportation
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Pontoon Saloon ©
Pontoon Saloon
Honky Tonk Central ©
Honky Tonk Central
Nashville Flea Market ©
Nashville Flea Market

1
night
Gallatin

Gallatin ©
Gallatin is a city in and the county seat of Sumner County, Tennessee. You've now added Cumberland River Cruises to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stop by Habbeger's Amish Market, then see the interesting displays at Simpson County Archives and Museum, and then get a new perspective on things with Cumberland River Cruises.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gallatin trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Gallatin takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gallatin

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Cellar 53 Winery, Wynnewood, Habbeger's Amish Market, Simpson County Archives and Museum
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Cumberland River Cruises ©
Cumberland River Cruises
Cellar 53 Winery ©
Cellar 53 Winery
Simpson County Archives and Museum ©

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