5 days in Nashville, Knoxville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

5 days in Nashville, Knoxville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Tennessee holiday planner
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Nashville
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Gatlinburg
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Nashville — 2 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nashville holiday maker site.

Kingsport to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingsport to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Knoxville.
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Knoxville

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Knoxville road trip app.

You can drive from Nashville to Knoxville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Knoxville. March in Knoxville sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 39°F at night. You will leave for Gatlinburg on the 7th (Mon).
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Gatlinburg — 2 nights

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Gatlinburg is known for breweries & distilleries, zoos & aquariums, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and find something for the whole family at The Island in Pigeon Forge.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Knoxville to Gatlinburg takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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