United States NJ-TN Roadtrip

Any recs for places to stop on a New Jersey to Tennessee road trip (& back)? I don’t think I’m missing it, but it would be cool if there was a map setting on here showing the locations of places.
Thanks in advance,

You might try this “beta” tool:

It’s not perfect, it’s just “as the crow flies,” but I have used to it plan some road trips.

And as for your specific trip, I actually drove from Tennessee to New Jersey last summer. There are a couple of big attractions along the way including Monticello, Biltmore, Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Smokey Mountains, but here were a few of my favorite lesser-known places along the way:

Have a great trip!