8 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

8 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 5 nights

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Nashville

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Your inner history buff will appreciate Belle Meade Plantation and Downtown Presbyterian Church. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville day trip planning app.

Tampa to Nashville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tampa to Nashville. While traveling from Tampa, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Nashville, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife
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Gatlinburg

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Fowler's Clay Works and Love Life Live Life. Take a break from the city and head to Chimney Tops Trail and Zipline. The adventure continues: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, hike along Alum Cave Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip tool.

Drive from Nashville to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Dollywood
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Wildlife Area
Roaring Fork
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