9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nashville
— 3 nights
2
Crossville
— 1 night
3
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
4
Clinton
— Few hours
5
Knoxville
— 1 night

3
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 list of things to see and do now includes Old Town Trolley Tours of Nashville, Jack Daniel's Distillery, Belle Meade Plantation, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planner.

Los Angeles to Nashville is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in Nashville reach 75°F and lows reach 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Crossville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Jack Daniel's Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

1
night
Crossville

Crossville ©
Crossville is a city in and the county seat of Cumberland County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Cumberland Mountain State Park.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Crossville trip maker app.

Drive from Nashville to Crossville in 2 hours. Traveling from Nashville in October, expect nights in Crossville to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are slightly colder, around 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Crossville

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cumberland Mountain State Park ©
Cumberland Mountain State Park

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get in touch with nature at Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Newfound Gap Road. Do some cultural sightseeing at Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens and Alewine Pottery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail & Clingmans Dome). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gatlinburg Trail, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, learn about winemaking at Sugarland Cellars, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip planner.

You can drive from Crossville to Gatlinburg in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Crossville to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Clinton.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grotto Falls Parking ©
Grotto Falls Parking
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

few
hours
Clinton

Clinton ©
Clinton is a city in Anderson County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Appalachia.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Clinton trip planner.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Clinton in 1.5 hours. In October in Clinton, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Clinton

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Appalachia ©
Museum of Appalachia

1
night
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Knoxville planner.

Knoxville is just a stone's throw from Clinton. In October in Knoxville, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
James White Fort ©
James White Fort
East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

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