11 days in Branson & Tennessee Itinerary

11 days in Branson & Tennessee Itinerary

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11 days in Branson & Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Kingston
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Branson
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Kingston

3
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Branson is known for nightlife, theme parks, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cool off at Silver Dollar City, find something for the whole family at The Branson Sawmill, look for gifts at Crooked Sky Trading Post, and test your team's savvy at Escape Code.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Branson trip maker site .

Kingston, Canada to Branson is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kingston in July: high temperatures in Branson hover around 36°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
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Escape Code ©
Escape Code
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
7D Dark Ride Adventure ©
7D Dark Ride Adventure

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Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Gatlinburg side-trips: Hartford (River Rafting & Tubing & Zipline). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, view the masterpieces at Fowler's Clay Works, get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Branson to Gatlinburg by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Branson to Gatlinburg is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, Pigeon Forge
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River Rafting & Tubing
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: partake in some friendly competition at Escape Experience - Chattanooga Escape Room Games, then sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Adventures Unlimited.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga itinerary builder .

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Chattanooga in 3 hours. August in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Ocoee
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River Rafting & Tubing
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited

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Nashville

Nashville ©
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 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and then see a show at Grand Ole Opry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planner .

Drive from Chattanooga to Nashville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville due to the time zone difference. August in Nashville sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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