7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
2
Knoxville
— 1 night
3
Nashville
— 1 night
4
Chattanooga
— 1 night
5
Hickory
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Forge Distillery and then shop like a local with Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. On the next day, hike along Gatlinburg Trail, get interesting insight from Tours, and then examine the collection at Smoky Mountain Knife Works.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Pigeon Forge. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Knoxville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sevierville, Gatlinburg Trail, Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community
Highlights from your plan
Old Forge Distillery ©
Old Forge Distillery
Smoky Mountain Knife Works ©
Smoky Mountain Knife Works
Mill Bridge Winery ©
Mill Bridge Winery

1
night
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the long history of James White Fort and then take an in-depth tour of Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Knoxville journey planning site.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Knoxville in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Knoxville

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
James White Fort ©
James White Fort
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame ©
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

1
night
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 13th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville online road trip planner.

You can drive from Knoxville to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Knoxville to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
The District ©
The District

1
night
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Chickamauga Battlefield, witness the site of a historic battle at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Chattanooga online road trip planner.

Getting from Nashville to Chattanooga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga. In August, daily temperatures in Chattanooga can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hickory.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
Highlights from your plan
Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields ©
Chickamauga Battlefield ©
Chickamauga Battlefield

1
night
Hickory

Hickory ©
Hickory is a city located primarily in Catawba County, North Carolina, with parts in adjoining Burke and Caldwell counties. On the 16th (Fri), browse the fresh offerings at Downtown Hickory Farmers Market and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Union Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Hickory trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Hickory in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hickory

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Hickory Farmers Market ©
Downtown Hickory Farmers Market

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