10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Charlotte
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Aiken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Atlanta
— 1 day
Fly:  11​h
End: London

1
night
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 14th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Ruby Falls, observe the fascinating underwater world at Tennessee Aquarium, then test your team's savvy at Escape Mission Chattanooga, and finally sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

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London, UK to Chattanooga is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chattanooga, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): catch some excitement at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and then cool off at Dollywood. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at The Island in Pigeon Forge, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and finally do a tasting at Mill Bridge Winery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge day trip tool .

You can drive from Chattanooga to Pigeon Forge in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Sugarlands Distilling Company
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
The Island in Pigeon Forge ©
The Island in Pigeon Forge

1
night
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 17th (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then view the masterpieces at Lexington Glassworks.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Asheville day trip app .

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Asheville by car takes about 2 hours. October in Asheville sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Charlotte.

Things to do in Asheville

Spas Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Lexington Glassworks ©
Lexington Glassworks

few
hours
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 18th (Fri), browse the collection at Billy Graham Library and then look for gifts at PuckerButt Pepper Company.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Charlotte day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Asheville to Charlotte takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Aiken.

Things to do in Charlotte

Shopping

Side Trip

PuckerButt Pepper Company
Highlights from your plan
PuckerButt Pepper Company ©
PuckerButt Pepper Company
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library

3
nights
Aiken

Aiken ©
Founded in 1835, the city of Aiken was named after William Aiken, the president of the South Carolina Railroad. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Aiken County Historical Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at Hitchcock Woods, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Hopelands Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Aiken State Park, play a few rounds at Aiken Golf Club, then see the interesting displays at Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally let little ones run wild at Virginia Acres Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Aiken online trip planner .

You can drive from Charlotte to Aiken in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Aiken are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Aiken

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hitchcock Woods ©
Hitchcock Woods
Hopelands Gardens ©
Hopelands Gardens
Aiken County Historical Museum ©
Aiken County Historical Museum

1
day
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 21st (Mon), examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip planner .

You can drive from Aiken to Atlanta in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Fun & Games Nature
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World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Room Escape Games
Chastain Park ©
Chastain Park

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