13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Louisville
— 1 night
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Williamstown
— 1 night
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Alexandria
— 3 nights
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Chesapeake
— 1 night
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
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Charlotte
— 1 night
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 night
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Gatlinburg
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 2 nights

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Louisville

Louisville ©

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge, Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and then sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and finally have fun at Churchill Downs.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Louisville day trip planning website.

Ontario to Louisville is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ontario in October; daily highs in Louisville reach 71°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Williamstown.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums · Nature · Parks · Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
The Big Four Bridge ©
The Big Four Bridge

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Williamstown

Williamstown ©
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. On the 25th (Sun), do a tasting at Verona Vineyards and then whizz through the canopy at Screaming Eagle Aerial Adventures.

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Drive from Louisville to Williamstown in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Williamstown

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wineries

Side Trip

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Screaming Eagle Aerial Adventures ©
Screaming Eagle Aerial Adventures
Verona Vineyards ©
Verona Vineyards

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Change things up with a short trip to Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, wander the streets of Old Town, admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, and get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Alexandria trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Williamstown to Alexandria takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. Traveling from Williamstown in October, Alexandria is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chesapeake.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

1
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Chesapeake

Chesapeake
Chesapeake is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Chesapeake trip app.

You can drive from Alexandria to Chesapeake in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October in Chesapeake, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. You will leave for Williamsburg on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Chesapeake

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©

Colonial Capital

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, then steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and finally stop by Wythe Candy and Gourmet Shop. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Chesapeake to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. In October in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Williamsburg

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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown ©
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace

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Charlotte

Charlotte ©

The Queen City

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 31st (Sat): let your taste buds guide you at Tour De Food Charlotte, examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame, and then bet on your favorite at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Charlotte road trip planning website.

Getting from Williamsburg to Charlotte by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Charlotte, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Charlotte

Side Trip

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NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Charlotte Motor Speedway ©
Charlotte Motor Speedway

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

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 1st (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, then take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome, and finally head outdoors with Andrews Bald.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park travel planner.

You can fly from Charlotte to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Andrews Bald ©
Andrews Bald

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 2nd (Mon), do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and finally sample the fine beverages at Doc Collier Distillery.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg travel planning site.

Gatlinburg is just a stone's throw from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In November, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trip

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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines
Ole Smoky ©
Ole Smoky

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 3rd (Tue), catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Downtown Presbyterian Church, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nashville driving holiday planner.

Getting from Gatlinburg to Nashville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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