11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Robbinsville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Midland
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Chapel Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Roanoke
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Winchester
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Frankfurt

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night
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Indian Creek Falls, pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, and finally walk around Chimneys Picnic Area.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park holiday tool .

Frankfurt, Germany to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Frankfurt in May, things will get a bit warmer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: highs are around 30°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Robbinsville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Indian Creek Falls ©
Indian Creek Falls
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

1
night
Robbinsville

Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Santeetlah Lake, then admire the sheer force of Yellow Creek Falls, then relax in the rural setting at Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese, and finally let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Robbinsville trip itinerary app .

Explore your travel options from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Robbinsville with the Route module. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Robbinsville, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Robbinsville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Santeetlah Lake ©
Santeetlah Lake
Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese ©
Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then learn about winemaking at Biltmore, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Asheville travel route planner.

Getting from Robbinsville to Asheville by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Asheville are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Asheville

Wineries Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Room Escape Games
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): browse the collection at Billy Graham Library and then get your game on at Escape Kings.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte trip planner .

Drive from Asheville to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Midland.

Things to do in Charlotte

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library

few
hours
Midland

Midland
Midland is a town in southern Cabarrus County in the U.S. For where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Midland trip planner .

Traveling by car from Charlotte to Midland takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll set off for Fayetteville on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Midland

Historic Sites Wineries

1
night
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Carter Blueberry Farm and then examine the collection at Airborne and Special Operations Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Midland to Fayetteville takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chapel Hill.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill ©
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duke University Chapel, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and then have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Durham.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chapel Hill trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Chapel Hill in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Fayetteville, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Chapel Hill, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Roanoke.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Fun & Games Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Durham
Highlights from your plan
Urban Axes Durham ©
Urban Axes Durham
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel

1
night
Roanoke

Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stroll around Mill Mountain Star & Park, stop by Chocolatepaper, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Roanoke sightseeing planner .

Getting from Chapel Hill to Roanoke by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Roanoke sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Roanoke

Tours Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Mill Mountain Star & Park ©
Mill Mountain Star & Park
Chocolatepaper ©
Chocolatepaper

1
night
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
On the 11th (Mon), stroll through Appalachian Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Rag Mountain Hike.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Shenandoah National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Roanoke to Shenandoah National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May in Shenandoah National Park, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Winchester.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Appalachian Trail ©
Appalachian Trail

2
nights
Winchester

Winchester ©
Winchester is an independent city located in the northwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters, then wander the wide-open spaces of Rocking S Ranch, then explore the world behind art at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, and finally browse the collection at Handley Regional Library.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Winchester online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Winchester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May in Winchester, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Winchester

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rocking S Ranch ©
Rocking S Ranch
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters ©
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley ©
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

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