8 days in Nashville & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

8 days in Nashville & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tennessee travel route planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Nashville & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

Start: Mooresville
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Nashville
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Mooresville

5
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 Grand Ole Opry, Opry Mills, Madame Tussauds Nashville, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Frist Art Museum and Historic RailPark and Train Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Savannah's Candy Kitchen and President James K. Polk Home & Museum. Step out of Nashville with an excursion to The Copper Fox Gallery in Franklin--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and sample the fine beverages at Prichard's Distillery at Fontanel.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville travel itinerary planner .

Mooresville to Nashville is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. July in Nashville sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

The Copper Fox Gallery, President James K. Polk Home & Museum, Historic RailPark and Train Museum
Highlights from your plan
Frist Art Museum ©
Frist Art Museum
Madame Tussauds Nashville ©
Madame Tussauds Nashville
Patsy Cline Museum ©
Patsy Cline Museum

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Alcatraz East Crime Museum and Christmas Place.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge. In July, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. You will leave for home on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz East Crime Museum ©
Alcatraz East Crime Museum
Christmas Place ©
Christmas Place

Similar Plans

9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Memphis & Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Memphis, Nashville & Pigeon Forge BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Nashville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Nashville, Chattanooga & Great Smoky Mountains National Park BY A USER FROM CANADA September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans