14 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

14 days in East Tennessee Itinerary

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Knoxville
— 2 nights
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Johnson City
— 4 nights
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Tellico Plains
— 2 nights
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Chattanooga
— 5 nights

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Knoxville is known for nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Market Square, stroll the grounds of Knoxville National Cemetery, get interesting insight from Navitat Knoxville, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ijams Nature Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Knoxville trip planning site.

Salt Lake City to Knoxville is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Knoxville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Johnson City.

Things to do in Knoxville

Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navitat Knoxville ©
Navitat Knoxville
Market Square ©
Market Square
East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society

4
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Johnson City

Johnson City ©
Johnson City is a city in Washington, Carter, and Sullivan counties in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Johnson City: Bristol (Tennessee Welcome Center- Bristol, Steele Creek Park, &more) and Dickson Williams Mansion (in Greeneville). The adventure continues: walk around Willow Springs Park, relax and rejuvenate at Austin Springs Spa & Salon, take an in-depth tour of Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum, and see the interesting displays at B. Carroll Reece Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Johnson City vacation site.

Traveling by car from Knoxville to Johnson City takes 2 hours. Traveling from Knoxville in September, Johnson City is a bit cooler at night with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tellico Plains.

Things to do in Johnson City

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Hills Distillery ©
Tennessee Hills Distillery
Tri-Cities Escape Game ©
Tri-Cities Escape Game
Willow Springs Park ©
Willow Springs Park

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Tellico Plains

Tellico Plains ©
Tellico Plains is a town in Monroe County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): examine the collection at Ducktown Basin Museum, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then kick your exploration up a notch at Ocoee River Basin Canopy Tour. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on The Lost Sea Adventure, then admire the sheer force of Bald River Falls, and then take a memorable drive along Cherohala Skyway.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tellico Plains tour planner.

Getting from Johnson City to Tellico Plains by car takes about 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Tellico Plains

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bald River Falls ©
Bald River Falls
River Rafting & Tubing
The Lost Sea Adventure ©
The Lost Sea Adventure

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chattanooga: Ocoee (Ocoee Outdoors, Inc., Adventures Unlimited, &more) and Mash & Hops (in Cleveland). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tennessee Aquarium, snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge, stop by Olive Chattanooga, and Head underground at Raccoon Mountain Caverns.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chattanooga online vacation planner.

You can drive from Tellico Plains to Chattanooga in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tellico Plains in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 65°F in Chattanooga. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain