10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mobile
+2
Fly + Subway + Bus:  5​h 30​min
1
Helen
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Moundsville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Elkins
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Beckley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Mobile

2
nights
Helen

Helen ©
A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
On the 4th (Fri), look for gifts at Hansel and Gretel Candy Kitchen and then see the interesting displays at Charlemagne's Kingdom. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Georgia Mountain Falconry, hike along Hemlock Falls Trail, then admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, and finally get your game on at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helen trip maker tool .

Mobile to Helen is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mobile to Helen is 1 hour. Traveling from Mobile in October, expect Helen to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Helen

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Georgia Mountain Falconry, Sea Creek Falls, Hemlock Falls Trail
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Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Sea Creek Falls ©
Sea Creek Falls

4
nights
Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Get a sense of the local culture at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal and Spring Hill Historic Home. Let the collections at Warther Museum and Amish and Mennonite Heritage Center capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Nicholas Catholic Church (in Zanesville), The Wilds (in Cumberland) and Dover (Auman Museum of Radio and Television & J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, get engrossed in the history at Cockayne Farmstead, and shop like a local with Studio Arts & Glass.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Moundsville trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helen to Moundsville. In October in Moundsville, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Elkins.

Things to do in Moundsville

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Dover, Weston, Studio Arts & Glass, Imperial Glass Museum, Spring Hill Historic Home
Highlights from your plan
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

1
night
Elkins

Elkins ©
Elkins is a city in Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. On the 11th (Fri), get answers to all your questions at Elkins Depot Welcome Center, then contemplate the long history of Iron Horse Statue, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dolly Sods, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bickel Knob Observation Tower.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Elkins journey builder tool .

You can drive from Moundsville to Elkins in 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Moundsville in October since evenings lows in Elkins dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Elkins

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dolly Sods ©
Dolly Sods
Elkins Depot Welcome Center CVB, Inc. ©
Bickel Knob Observation Tower ©
Bickel Knob Observation Tower

1
night
Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Tamarack, then learn about all things military at Raleigh county veterans museum, and finally examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Beckley holiday maker website .

Traveling by car from Elkins to Beckley takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Beckley

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Whipple Company Store and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Whipple Company Store and Museum ©
Whipple Company Store and Museum
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©

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.
On the 13th (Sun), stroll around Greenway Farm-North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy, enjoy breathtaking views from Ruby Falls, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chattanooga trip app .

Traveling by car from Beckley to Chattanooga takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Beckley in October, with highs in Chattanooga at 76°F and lows at 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

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