8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Shuttle to Phoenix, Fly to Nashville
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Nashville
— 1 night
Drive
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Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ocoee
— 2 nights
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Taxi to La Quinta Inn Dalton, Bus to Atlanta, Fly to Tucson

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), take in the history at Lotz House Museum and then go on a hair-raising tour with Franklin on Foot. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and finally push the limits with Nashville FlyBoard.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary planning site.

Tucson to Nashville is an approximately 8-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tucson in July; daily highs in Nashville reach 90°F and lows reach 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Grand Ole Opry ©
Theater
Grand Ole Opry
4.6
Franklin on Foot ©
Ghost / Vampire Tour
Franklin on Foot
4.9

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Pigeon Forge

Center of Fun in the Smokies

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Pigeon Forge: Hartford (River Rafting & Tubing & Zipline) and Ramsey Cascades (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 13th (Tue) at Dollywood. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky, walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, and take in panoramic vistas at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge trip maker website.

You can drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. Traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Dollywood ©
Must see
Dollywood
4.2
©
Must see
Zipline
4.8

2
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Ocoee

Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Ducktown Basin Museum and then explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited.

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You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Ocoee in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ocoee

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Ducktown Basin Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Ducktown Basin Museum
4.8

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