8 days in Lake City, Cookeville & Blue Ridge Itinerary

8 days in Lake City, Cookeville & Blue Ridge Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Lake City
— 2 nights
2
Cookeville
— 2 nights
3
Blue Ridge
— 2 nights

2
nights
Lake City

Lake City ©
Lake City is the county seat of Columbia County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): walk around Blue Springs Park and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Halpatter Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Webb's Antique Mall and then admire the majestic nature at Ichetucknee Springs State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake City tour planner.

Fort Lauderdale to Lake City is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 71°F in Lake City. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cookeville.

Things to do in Lake City

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Blue Springs Park
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Ichetucknee Springs State Park ©
Ichetucknee Springs State Park
Halpatter Brewing Company ©
Halpatter Brewing Company
Webb's Antique Mall ©
Webb's Antique Mall

2
nights
Cookeville

Cookeville ©
Cookeville is a city in Putnam County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Cookeville Depot Museum, then have fun at Dogwood park, and then let little ones run wild at Hidden Hollow Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Burgess Falls State Park and then admire the sheer force of Fall Creek Falls.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cookeville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lake City to Cookeville takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lake City to Cookeville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lake City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cookeville, with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Cookeville

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fall Creek Falls, Burgess Falls State Park
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Cummins Falls State Park ©
Cummins Falls State Park
Dogwood park ©
Dogwood park
Cookeville Depot Museum ©
Cookeville Depot Museum

2
nights
Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©
A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
On the 7th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Horsetrough Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls, and then admire the majestic nature at Unicoi State Park.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Blue Ridge trip planner.

Getting from Cookeville to Blue Ridge by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cookeville to Blue Ridge due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Helen, River Rafting & Tubing
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Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards
Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing

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