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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Franklin
— 1 night
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Memphis
— 2 nights

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Walker Sisters' Cabin and Little Greenbrier School. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Roaring Fork. Step out of Gatlinburg with an excursion to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, hike along Alum Cave Trail, take a memorable drive along Newfound Gap Road, and take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip itinerary site.

Verona, Italy to Gatlinburg is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Verona to Gatlinburg, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Verona, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Gatlinburg, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Maryville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

1
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Maryville

Maryville ©
Maryville is a city and the county seat of Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. On the 6th (Wed), cruise along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, look for all kinds of wild species at ABR's Visitor & Education Center, admire the sheer force of Abrams Falls Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cades Cove, and finally make a trip to Sam Houston Historic Schoolhouse.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Maryville route planner.

Drive from Gatlinburg to Maryville in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in November, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Franklin.

Things to do in Maryville

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ABR's Visitor & Education Center
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Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Abrams Falls Trail
Abrams Falls Trail
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking

1
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Franklin

Franklin ©
More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then take a stroll through Downtown Franklin, then witness the site of a historic battle at Carnton, and finally take an in-depth tour of McLemore House.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Franklin journey builder tool.

Drive from Maryville to Franklin in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Maryville to Franklin. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Franklin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Graceland and then get to know the fascinating history of Collierville TN Historic District.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Memphis online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Franklin to Memphis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Collierville TN Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Graceland
Graceland

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