8 days in Tennessee & Connecticut Itinerary

8 days in Tennessee & Connecticut Itinerary

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1
Nashville
— 3 nights
2
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
3
Hartford
— 1 night

3
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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, stop by Hatch Show Print, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary planning tool.

New York City to Nashville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Nashville. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Nashville are a bit warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: make a splash at Dollywood, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Nashville to Gatlinburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Hartford.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge
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Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

1
night
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get interesting insight from The Adventure Park at Storrs.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hartford tour planner.

Fly from Gatlinburg to Hartford in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Gatlinburg in April, things will get a bit cooler in Hartford: highs are around 59°F and lows about 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

New Haven, The Adventure Park at Storrs, New Britain Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
The Adventure Park at Storrs ©
The Adventure Park at Storrs
New Britain Museum of American Art ©
New Britain Museum of American Art
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library ©
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

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