11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Thomaston
Drive:  4​h
1
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Clarksville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Mount Vernon
— 1 night
Drive:  26​h 30​min
4
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  34​h 30​min
End: Thomaston

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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 1st (Tue): make a trip to Historic Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel, do a tasting at The Georgia Winery, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Mission Chattanooga.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Chattanooga driving holiday planning app .

Thomaston to Chattanooga is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Thomaston in January, things will get slightly colder in Chattanooga: highs are around 50°F and lows about 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Clarksville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

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Historic Western & Atlantic Railroad Tunnel, The Georgia Winery
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The Georgia Winery ©
The Georgia Winery

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Clarksville

Clarksville ©
The city of Clarksville is the county seat of Montgomery County, Tennessee, and the fifth-largest city in the state behind Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore and take pictures at Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center and then explore the fascinating underground world of Dunbar Cave.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Clarksville day trip app .

Drive from Chattanooga to Clarksville in 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Clarksville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chattanooga in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°F in Clarksville. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Mount Vernon.

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Dunbar Cave ©
Dunbar Cave

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Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon ©
Mount Vernon known as "The King City" is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Illinois, United States. You've now added Jefferson County Historical Village to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Jefferson County Historical Village, then take in the exciting artwork at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, and then see the interesting displays at Hall of Honor & Military Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mount Vernon trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Clarksville to Mount Vernon in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Clarksville in January: high temperatures in Mount Vernon hover around 39°F and lows are around 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

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Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Cedarhurst Center for the Arts ©
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts
Jefferson County Historical Village ©

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Logan Pass has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Home Ranch Bottoms in Polebridge (about 48 minutes away). Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's much more to do: cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, explore the activities along Avalanche Lake, trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Vernon to Glacier National Park. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mount Vernon in January; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 31°F and lows reach 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Home Ranch Bottoms
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

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