9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

9 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Nashville
— 1 night
2
Knoxville
— 1 night
3
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
4
Gatlinburg
— 1 night

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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 20th (Tue): take in the history at Lotz House Museum, thensee the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville tour itinerary planning site.

Fountain Green to Nashville is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fountain Green to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Nashville when traveling from Fountain Green in July, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Knoxville trip simple and quick.

Getting from Nashville to Knoxville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Knoxville. In July, daily temperatures in Knoxville can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Knoxville

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Zoo Knoxville ©
Zoo Knoxville

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge road trip tool.

You can drive from Knoxville to Pigeon Forge in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Museums
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Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Smoky Mountains National Park and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg holiday planner.

Gatlinburg is very close to Pigeon Forge. In July, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
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Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Zipline
Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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