10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Union City
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Knoxville
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Memphis

1
day
Union City

Union City ©
Union City is a city located in Obion County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Discovery Park of America.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Union City itinerary maker tool .

Memphis to Union City is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In October, Union City is slightly colder than Memphis - with highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Union City

Museums
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Discovery Park of America ©
Discovery Park of America

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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.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Cheekwood, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, then see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, then stroll the grounds of McGavock Confederate Cemetery, then take in the history at Lotz House Museum, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Franklin.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Union City to Nashville takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Franklin
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Cheekwood ©
Cheekwood
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Chattanooga National Cemetery, take in the history at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, then take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield, and finally learn about winemaking at The Georgia Winery. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bluff View Art District, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, then take in the history at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, and finally Head underground at Raccoon Mountain Caverns.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga route maker app .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Chattanooga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in October, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, The Georgia Winery
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Chickamauga Battlefield ©
Chickamauga Battlefield
The Georgia Winery ©
The Georgia Winery

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Biltmore and Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Sugarland Cellars. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, find something for the whole family at 7D Dark Ride Adventure, and pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Gatlinburg takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Knoxville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Biltmore
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at East Tennesse Historical Society, then Head underground at Tuckaleechee Caverns, then cruise along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Appalachia. On your second day here, admire the striking features of First Baptist Church, identify plant and animal life at Ijams Nature Center, and then engage your brain at American Museum of Science and Energy.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Knoxville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Knoxville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Knoxville are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

American Museum of Science and Energy, Museum of Appalachia, Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, Tuckaleechee Caverns
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Tuckaleechee Caverns ©
Tuckaleechee Caverns
Museum of Appalachia ©
Museum of Appalachia
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©

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