10 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

10 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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Nashville
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Gatlinburg
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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.
Family-friendly places like Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Mammoth Cave will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Bowling Green (Lost River Cave & 1921 Standard Oil Station), Mammoth Cave National Park (Tall Man's Misery & Fat Man's Misery) and Wynnewood State Historic Site (in Castalian Springs). Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Nashville Zoo, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Nashville. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo ©
Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo

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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), make a splash at Dollywood and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, find something for the whole family at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, then learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and finally get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction

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