10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Drive:  6​h
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  14​h 45​min
2
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Williamsburg
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Asheville
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Saint Louis


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1
night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Anthony Chapel, then admire the majestic nature at Lake Catherine State Park, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hot Springs trip planner .

Saint Louis to Hot Springs is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Saint Louis in March, expect Hot Springs to be somewhat warmer, temps between 64°F and 43°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Grand Promenade ©
Grand Promenade
Lake Catherine State Park ©
Lake Catherine State Park

1
night
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 17th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Fort Moultrie, then identify plant and animal life at The Center for Birds of Prey, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then head off the coast to Kiawah Island.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Charleston road trip site .

You can fly from Hot Springs to Charleston in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hot Springs to Charleston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Charleston sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Fort Moultrie, The Center for Birds of Prey, Kiawah Island
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kiawah Island ©
Kiawah Island

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day
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
On the 19th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yorktown Beach, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Newport News Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg itinerary planner.

Fly from Charleston to Williamsburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Charleston in March; daily highs in Williamsburg reach 60°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newport News Park, Yorktown Beach
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Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace
Yorktown Beach ©
Yorktown Beach
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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day
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 20th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Urban Trail, stroll the grounds of Riverside Cemetery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at New Morning Gallery.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Asheville tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Williamsburg to Asheville by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in March, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum
New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, then get in on the family fun at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Tuckaleechee Caverns.

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

You can drive from Asheville to Gatlinburg in 2 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Tuckaleechee Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Tuckaleechee Caverns ©
Tuckaleechee Caverns

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, then steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, then learn about winemaking at Arrington Vineyards, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Stones River National Battlefield.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville journey maker tool .

Getting from Gatlinburg to Nashville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. March in Nashville sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Stones River National Battlefield, Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park

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