12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
2
Sapphire
— 2 nights
3
Lake Lure
— 1 night
4
Charleston
— 3 nights
5
Savannah
— 1 night

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse and then cruise along Newfound Gap Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): trek along Alum Cave Trail, explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cataract Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg online route planner.

Pittsburg to Gatlinburg is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburg to Gatlinburg is 1 hour. June in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Sapphire.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Newfound Gap Road ©
Newfound Gap Road
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

2
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Sapphire

Sapphire ©
Sapphire is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Yellow Branch Falls, steep yourself in history at Oconee Station State Historic Site, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jocassee. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at King Creek Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Glenville, and then stroll through Panthertown Valley.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sapphire road trip planning website.

Getting from Gatlinburg to Sapphire by car takes about 2.5 hours. June in Sapphire sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Lure.

Things to do in Sapphire

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mountain Rest, Lake Glenville, Panthertown Valley, Oconee Station State Historic Site, Lake Jocassee
Highlights from your plan
Lake Jocassee ©
Lake Jocassee
Panthertown Valley ©
Panthertown Valley
Oconee Station State Historic Site ©
Oconee Station State Historic Site

1
night
Lake Lure

Lake Lure ©
Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Broad River Gems & Mining Co., steep yourself in history at Green River Plantation, then view the masterpieces at The Millstone Gallery, and finally admire the sheer force of Big Bradley falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Kidsenses and then walk around Morse Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lake Lure attractions planner.

Getting from Sapphire to Lake Lure by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Lake Lure

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Rutherfordton, Big Bradley falls, The Millstone Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Big Bradley falls ©
Big Bradley falls
Green River Plantation ©
Green River Plantation
Morse Park ©
Morse Park

3
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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of St. Michael's Church, then identify plant and animal life at The Center for Birds of Prey, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Plan trip to Charleston with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Lake Lure to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Lake Lure in June, Charleston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, putt your heart out at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip builder app.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Savannah, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 72°F at night. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Wildlife · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple

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