15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Chattanooga
— 1 night
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Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
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Gatlinburg
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Memphis

Memphis ©

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 3rd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, look for gifts at Center for Southern Folklore, steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, then make a trip to Beale Street, and finally contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and finally see the interesting displays at Graceland.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Memphis trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Memphis is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Memphis. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in February: highs in Memphis hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

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National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Graceland
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Nashville

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.
Get some cultural insight at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Visit Lotz House Museum and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage for their historical value. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, look for gifts at Hatch Show Print, and examine the collection at RCA Studio B.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nashville online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February in Nashville, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Side Trip

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©

Dynamo of Dixie

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 8th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, then take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain, and then Head underground at Ruby Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Tennessee Aquarium and then snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chattanooga trip maker site.

Drive from Nashville to Chattanooga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In February, daytime highs in Chattanooga are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery ©
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

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Pigeon Forge

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Titanic Museum Attraction and Wheatlands Plantation. Go for a jaunt from Pigeon Forge to Knoxville to see Market Square about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along The Island in Pigeon Forge, find something for the whole family at Dollywood, learn about winemaking at Eagle Springs Winery, and shop like a local with Smoky Mountain Knife Works.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pigeon Forge holiday website.

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Pigeon Forge takes 3 hours. In February, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Museums · Theme Parks · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
Eagle Springs Winery ©
Eagle Springs Winery

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Biltmore and Lexington Glassworks will appeal to museum buffs. Walker Sisters' Cabin and Little Greenbrier School are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum in Maggie Valley (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, find something for the whole family at Ripley's Haunted Adventure, take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy, and get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg online tour itinerary planner.

Gatlinburg is just a short distance from Pigeon Forge. In February in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum ©

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