Best Tennessee Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

Top Tennessee Weekend Getaways and Day Trips
This list represents the most popular Tennessee Weekend Getaways and Day Trips. Use this list to plan your next Tennessee vacation. Select a state and/or an activity from the pull-down lists below to find even more top getaway ideas.
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4.333333 out of 5 stars4.333333 out of 5 stars4.333333 out of 5 stars4.333333 out of 5 stars4.333333 out of 5 stars 1. Great Smoky Mountains National Park Scenic Drive
This park is close to major population centers, but its lush greenery and pleasantly rounded peaks create a soothing aura of tranquillity. ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Gatlinburg, TN - Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks

2. Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Lookout Mountain & Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia Weekend Getaway
This railroad city of Chattanooga is Tennessee’s fourth largest and became immortalized in a popular song, “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Chattanooga, TN - Day Trips from Nashville

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 3. Mammoth Cave, Cave City, and Horse Cave, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
The best reason to head to Kentucky’s “Cave Country” is to experience the wonder of Mammoth Cave, said to be the longest known cave ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cave City, KY - Day Trips from Nashville

4. Ashland City & Dover, Tennessee, and Land Between the Lakes (Golden Pond), Cadiz, & Grand Rivers, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
Located on the Cumberland River, Ashland City is best known as a place to get tasty fried catfish, and a number of restaurants there ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Golden Pond, KY - Day Trips from Nashville

5. Natchez Trace Parkway Weekend Getaway
The trace has been a major thoroughfare since the late 1700s. The scenic parkway was first a series of paths that the Indians used ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Nashville, TN - Day Trips from Nashville

6. Millington and Meeman - Shelby Forest State Park, TN Weekend Getaway
Millington hovers just on the south side of the highway about 5 miles north of Memphis. Millington is home of the world’s largest ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Millington, TN - Day Trips from Memphis

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It may seem a bit extravagant to make a day trip out of heading to the westernmost point of your own city, but the revitalization ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Memphis, TN - Day Trips from Memphis

8. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina & Tennessee Weekend Getaway
The landscape is mysterious and majestic. But it’s accessible rather than remote. Natural assets and proximity to several metro areas ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Cherokee, NC - Fodor's Great American Vacations

9. Little Rock, Arkansas Weekend Getaway
Because Little Rock is the state capital, there are plenty of touristy things to do, including several attractions for children like ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Little Rock, AR - Day Trips from Memphis

10. Adamsville, Savannah, and Pickwick Dam, TN Weekend Getaway
Before you go the last few miles to Adamsville you may feel like stopping in Crump, Tennessee, where you can check out the weekend ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Savannah, TN - Day Trips from Memphis

11. Land of the Blue Mist: Cherokee, NC and Great Smoky Mountains National Park Weekend Getaway
Awaken in a quaint bed-and-breakfast enveloped in a Smoky Mountain mist clinging to the hills and hollows. When the vapor burns off, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Cherokee, NC - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

12. The Opry and Elvis: Nashville, Memphis, Little Rock Baseball Trip Family Vacation
Three of baseball’s most idiosyncratic stadiums can be visited in a tri-city sweep. Nashville is America’s country music citadel: ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Nashville, TN - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

13. Pine Bluff and Hot Springs, Arkansas Weekend Getaway
Although it’s a bit farther from Memphis than other destinations in this book, Pine Bluff is a town you won’t want to overlook. Viewed ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Hot Springs, AR - Day Trips from Memphis

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Corinth is nestled right in the intersection of some highways. It takes almost two hours to get there. If you’re a Civil War buff, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Corinth, MS - Day Trips from Memphis

15. Country Music Meets Ancient Greece: Nashville, TN Weekend Getaway
MYTH: You have to be a country-music fan to appreciate Nashville. FACT: The infectious, exuberant mood of the city captivates everyone. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Nashville, TN - Quick Escapes: Atlanta

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Brentwood is home to a slew of country music stars and a large number of attractive antebellum houses. Brentwood and surrounding Williamson ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Columbia, TN - Day Trips from Nashville

17. Glendale, Hodgenville, New Haven, Trappist, and Bardstown, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
A little less than two hours from Nashville , you will find the quaint community of Glendale, a National Historic District. Antiques ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Bardstown, KY - Day Trips from Nashville

18. Paducah, Kentucky Weekend Getaway
History tells us that in 1827 General William Clark bought some 37,000 acres of Western Kentucky land for $5.00. The area included ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Paducah, KY - Day Trips from Nashville

19. Memphis, Tennessee: Blues, Barbecue, and Graceland Weekend Getaway
The “Home of the Blues” and “The Birthplace of Rock ’n’ Roll,” is how Memphis bills itself, and, once you visit, you won’t disagree. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Memphis, TN - Quick Escapes: St. Louis

20. Nashville: Music City, U.S.A. Weekend Getaway
Nashville, Tennessee, may seem too far away for a weekend getaway, but it isn’t if you hop one of the frequent, inexpensive, and quick ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Nashville, TN - Quick Escapes: Cleveland

 
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