10 days in Hilton Head, Gatlinburg & Orlando Itinerary

10 days in Hilton Head, Gatlinburg & Orlando Itinerary

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Hilton Head
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Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
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Orlando
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Hilton Head

Hilton Head ©
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kids will enjoy Boat Tours & Water Sports and Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Step out of Hilton Head with an excursion to Hunting Island State Park in Beaufort--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and stop by Mingles.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head road trip planning tool.

Parkland to Hilton Head is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. August in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

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Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Chimneys Picnic Area. Change things up with a short trip to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (about 34 minutes away). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, find something for the whole family at Rowdy Bear Mountain, view the masterpieces at Fowler's Clay Works, and take a memorable drive along Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Gatlinburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Hilton Head in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Gatlinburg, with lows of 68°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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River Rafting & Tubing
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Conway.

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

You can fly from Gatlinburg to Orlando in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Orlando when traveling from Gatlinburg in August, with lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks
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Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Lake Conway ©
Lake Conway

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