8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Atlanta
— 3 nights
2
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
3
Chattanooga
— 1 day
4
Huntsville
— 1 night
5
Nashville
— 2 nights

3
nights
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 CNN Studio Tours, Georgia Aquarium and Centennial Olympic Park. Get some cultural insight at World of Coca-Cola and The Patch Works Art & History Center. Get outdoors at Stone Mountain Park and Chastain Park. It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Atlanta planner.

Milwaukee to Atlanta is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Milwaukee to Atlanta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Atlanta is a bit warmer than Milwaukee - with highs of 84°F and lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park

1
night
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 18th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky, then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and finally do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg route planner.

You can fly from Atlanta to Gatlinburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Gatlinburg when traveling from Atlanta in September, with lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Mount LeConte, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, examine the collection at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, then take in the history at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, and finally brush up on your military savvy at National Medal of Honor Heritage Center.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chattanooga trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Gatlinburg to Chattanooga in 3 hours. In September in Chattanooga, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Huntsville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum ©
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum ©
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

1
night
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
On the 20th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Maple Hill Cemetery, engage your brain at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, then ponder the design of Huntsville Madison County Veterans Memorial, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Railroad Station Antique Mall, and finally contemplate the long history of Burritt on the Mountain.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Huntsville online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Huntsville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Huntsville

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Burritt on the Mountain ©
Burritt on the Mountain
U.S. Space and Rocket Center ©
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Maple Hill Cemetery ©
Maple Hill Cemetery

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 21st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, walk around Centennial Park, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip planner.

Getting from Huntsville to Nashville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Nashville sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 62°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Belle Meade Plantation ©
Belle Meade Plantation

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