Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Gatlinburg to Nashville. If you're planning a road trip to Nashville, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Gatlinburg and Nashville. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
9:00 am start in Gatlinburg
drive for about 1 hour
10:03 am Knoxville
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 11:03 am
drive for about 42 minutes
11:45 am Harriman
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 12:45 pm
drive for about 36 minutes
1:21 pm Comfort Suites Crossville
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 2:21 pm
drive for about 46 minutes
3:07 pm Cookeville
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 4:07 pm
drive for about 35 minutes
4:42 pm Gordonsville
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 5:42 pm
drive for about 54 minutes
6:36 pm The Hermitage-Home of President Andrew Jackson
stay for about 1 hour and leave at 7:36 pm
drive for about 19 minutes
driving ≈ 5 hours
Your starting point is Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
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Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.
Knoxville (12 answers)
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Comfort Suites Crossville
The Hermitage-Home of President Andrew Jackson (4 mentions)
Your final destination is Nashville, Tennessee.
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Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Nashville.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Gaylord Opryland Resort, which was mentioned 10 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Bluebird Cafe, which was mentioned 5 times.
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