12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Raleigh
— 1 day
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Asheville
— 1 night
3
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
4
Chattanooga
— 1 night
5
Atlanta
— 1 night
6
Augusta
— 1 night
7
Savannah
— 1 night
8
Charleston
— 1 night
9
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
10
Beaufort
— 1 night
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Raleigh
— 1 night

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Raleigh

Raleigh
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Raleigh online day trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Raleigh. In August in Raleigh, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 69°F at night. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your day by day itinerary now includes French Broad Adventures as well as Nantahala Outdoor Cente. On the 29th (Sat), whizz through the canopy at French Broad Adventures and then get interesting insight from Nantahala Outdoor Cente.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Asheville visit planner.

Traveling by car from Raleigh to Asheville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Raleigh in August: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 82°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Marshall
Highlights from your plan
French Broad Adventures ©
French Broad Adventures
Nantahala Outdoor Cente ©
Nantahala Outdoor Cente

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, Ole Smoky, Anakeesta, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, find something for the whole family at Pigeon Forge Snow, take a leisurely stroll along The Island in Pigeon Forge, then see the interesting displays at Alcatraz East Crime Museum, and finally look for gifts at The Old Mill Candy Kitchen. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then examine the collection at Hollywood Star Cars Museum, then find something for the whole family at Anakeesta, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge road trip website.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Pigeon Forge takes 2 hours. August in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Lookout Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
The Island in Pigeon Forge ©
The Island in Pigeon Forge

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway as well as Raccoon Mountain Caverns. On the 1st (Tue), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium, explore the fascinating underground world of Raccoon Mountain Caverns, take some stellar pictures from Rock City, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ruby Falls, and finally take a memorable tour with The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway.

Make your Chattanooga itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Chattanooga by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Chattanooga are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Rock City
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Rock City ©
Rock City

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Krog Street Tunnel, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta, Cascade Springs Nature Preserve, and other attractions you added. On the 2nd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Cascade Springs Nature Preserve, get behind the scenes with CNN Studio Tours, see the interesting displays at Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, then see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, and finally find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta.

To find out how to plan a trip to Atlanta, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Chattanooga to Atlanta by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Augusta.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
CNN Studio Tours ©
CNN Studio Tours

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Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Phinizy Swamp Nature Park as well as Living History Park. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Augusta Canal Discovery Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk, then don't miss a visit to Living History Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Augusta trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Augusta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Augusta

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Living History Park
Highlights from your plan
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park ©
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
Riverwalk ©
Riverwalk
Living History Park ©
Living History Park

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wormsloe Historic Site as well as Savannah Riverboat Cruises. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Wormsloe Historic Site, shop like a local with Savannah Historic District, walk around Forsyth Park, then don't miss a visit to Historic River Street, and finally see the top attractions with Savannah Riverboat Cruises.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah holiday planning app.

You can drive from Augusta to Savannah in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Savannah are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Historic River Street ©
Historic River Street
Forsyth Park ©
Forsyth Park

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Charleston City Market, Joe Riley Waterfront Park and Angel Oak Tree. On the 5th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree, take in nature's colorful creations at Battery & White Point Gardens, then stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, and finally hunt for treasures at Charleston City Market.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Charleston trip planning app.

Drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Charleston are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Angel Oak Tree
Highlights from your plan
Joe Riley Waterfront Park ©
Joe Riley Waterfront Park
Battery & White Point Gardens ©
Battery & White Point Gardens
Charleston City Market ©
Charleston City Market

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Your day by day itinerary now includes Island Adventure Watersports. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): paddle through the water with Island Adventure Watersports and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Myrtle Beach.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Island Adventure Watersports ©
Island Adventure Watersports
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach

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Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a town in and the county seat of Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. You've added Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground, Cape Lookout National Seashore, Shackleford Banks, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stop by Island Express Ferry Service, then head off the coast to Shackleford Banks, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Lookout National Seashore, and finally make a trip to Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Beaufort road trip app.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Beaufort takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Raleigh.

Things to do in Beaufort

Outdoors · Transportation · Tours

Side Trip

Harkers Island
Highlights from your plan
Island Express Ferry Service ©
Island Express Ferry Service
Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground ©
Cape Lookout National Seashore ©
Cape Lookout National Seashore

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Raleigh

Raleigh
To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Raleigh online journey builder.

Drive from Beaufort to Raleigh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Beaufort in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 63°F in Raleigh.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games

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