13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Chattanooga
— 1 night
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Knoxville
— 3 nights
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Cincinnati
— 1 night
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): Head underground at Ruby Falls, learn about winemaking at The Georgia Winery, then meet the residents at Tennessee Aquarium, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Chattanooga online trip planner.

Tallahassee to Chattanooga is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tallahassee in December, expect Chattanooga to be little chillier, temps between 56°F and 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Knoxville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Georgia Winery
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery ©

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Explore Knoxville's surroundings by going to Pigeon Forge (Titanic Museum Attraction, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, &more), Sevierville (Tennessee Legend Distillery - Winfield Dunn Parkway & Sevier Distilling Company) and Gatlinburg (Tennessee Homemade Wines, Sugarlands Distilling Company, &more). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at East Tennesse Historical Society.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Knoxville tour website.

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Knoxville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Knoxville can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Knoxville

Theme Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville
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East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

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Louisville

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then contemplate the long history of Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle), then sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, and finally see the interesting displays at 21c Museum Hotel. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and then look for gifts at Art Eatables.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Knoxville to Louisville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Knoxville in December, you will find days in Louisville are little chillier (48°F), and nights are about the same (33°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Tours
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Distillery Tours
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

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Cincinnati

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, test your problem-solving skills at Sherlock's Escape Rooms, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati trip planner.

Getting from Louisville to Cincinnati by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Cincinnati sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sherlock's Escape Rooms
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Sherlock's Escape Rooms ©
Sherlock's Escape Rooms
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally get into the urban bustle at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then deepen your understanding at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center, and finally take a stroll through Boathouse Row.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip builder website.

You can fly from Cincinnati to Philadelphia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cincinnati in December since evenings lows in Philadelphia dip to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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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 (Mon): contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, take in nature's colorful creations at Battery & White Point Gardens, then look for gifts at The Hidden Countship, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at Elite Escape Games, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then make a trip to Principle Gallery Charleston, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Charleston trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Philadelphia to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Philadelphia in December, expect Charleston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 63°F and 46°F. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Elite Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Elite Escape Games ©
Elite Escape Games
Battery & White Point Gardens ©
Battery & White Point Gardens

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