16 days in North Carolina, Tennessee & Georgia Itinerary

16 days in North Carolina, Tennessee & Georgia Itinerary

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 night
2
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
3
Asheville
— 1 night
4
Savannah
— 4 nights
5
Jekyll Island
— 4 nights
6
Tybee Island
— 3 nights

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
The Wildland Trekking has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): trek along Tom Branch Falls and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Wildland Trekking. On your second day here, stroll through Collins Creek Picnic Area and then hike along Deep Creek.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip website.

Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Trails
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Collins Creek Picnic Area ©
Collins Creek Picnic Area
Deep Creek ©
Deep Creek
Tom Branch Falls ©
Tom Branch Falls

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nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chimney Tops Trail. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, thenhike along Porters Creek Trail, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sterling. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Quiet Walkways and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kephart Prong Trail.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip builder website.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just a stone's throw from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Asheville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail
Quiet Walkways ©
Quiet Walkways
Mount Sterling ©
Mount Sterling

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens at Asheville, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Jonas Gerard Fine Art, and then stop by Asheville Emporium.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Asheville day trip site.

Take a bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Asheville in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Asheville

Shopping Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Asheville Emporium ©
Asheville Emporium
Jonas Gerard Fine Art ©
Jonas Gerard Fine Art
Botanical Gardens at Asheville ©
Botanical Gardens at Asheville

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nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Inc. and SCAD Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Pin Point Heritage Museum and Andrew Low House. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Massie Heritage Center, don't miss a visit to Johnson Square, take in the exciting artwork at Liquid Sands Glass Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah trip builder website.

Drive from Asheville to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Asheville in July: high temperatures in Savannah hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Inc. ©
Pin Point Heritage Museum ©
Pin Point Heritage Museum
Massie Heritage Center ©
Massie Heritage Center

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Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Georgia Adventure Sports. Do some cultural sightseeing at Faith Chapel and Georgia Radio Museum and Hall of Fame. When in Jekyll Island, make a side trip to see St. Marys Howard Gilman Memorial Waterfront Park in St. Marys, approximately St. Marys away. There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to Jekyll Island Trail System, tee off at Jekyll Island Golf Club, kick back and relax at St Andrews Beach, and get outside with Coastal Outdoor Adventures.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jekyll Island trip app.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Jekyll Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Jekyll Island sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

St. Marys
Highlights from your plan
Jekyll Island Trail System ©
Jekyll Island Trail System
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Clam Creek Picnic Area ©
Clam Creek Picnic Area

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nights
Tybee Island

Tybee Island
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tybee Beach Ecology Trips. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tybee Island Museum - Battery Garland, deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Tybee Beach Ecology Trips, and then kick back and relax at North Beach. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Cockspur lighthouse and then take a leisurely stroll along Tybee Pier.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Tybee Island trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Tybee Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
North Beach
North Beach
Cockspur lighthouse ©
Cockspur lighthouse
Fishing Charters & Tours

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