14 days in Continental USA Itinerary

14 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip maker

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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 1 night
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Louisville

— 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Belvedere and then admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum Hotel.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Louisville journey planner.

Saint Louis to Louisville is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trip

Asheville

— 2 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 17th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Blue Spiral 1, view the masterpieces at St.Claire Art, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Wedge Brewing Company. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours, stroll the grounds of Riverside Cemetery, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Seven Sisters Gallery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Asheville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Asheville takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Myrtle Beach

— 3 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Escape the urban bustle at Arrowhead Country Club and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum and Wheels of Yesteryear. Go for a jaunt from Myrtle Beach to Pawleys Island to see Caledonia Golf & Fish Club about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum and tee off at Prestwick Country Club.

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Traveling by car from Asheville to Myrtle Beach takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Myrtle Beach: highs are around 66°F and lows about 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Golf · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Take a break from the city and head to Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area and Edisto Beach State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Photography Tours and James Island County Park. Step out of Charleston with an excursion to The Edisto Bookstore in Edisto Island--about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square, contemplate the long history of McLeod Plantation Historic Site, and admire the local landmark of Pineapple Fountain.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Charleston trip builder.

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Charleston sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge

— 2 nights

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
On the 26th (Thu), don't miss a visit to All Sauced Up # 2, sample the tasty concoctions at Yee-Haw Brewing Co., view the masterpieces at Alewine Pottery, then examine the collection at Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally do a tasting at Mill Bridge Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Elkmont Ghost Town and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cataract Falls.

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You can drive from Charleston to Pigeon Forge in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Charleston in November, things will get little chillier in Pigeon Forge: highs are around 60°F and lows about 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Nashville

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Nashville, then stop by Smith Creek Moonshine, and then tee off at Top Golf.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nashville travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pigeon Forge to Nashville. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in November, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Outdoors · Golf · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Kentucky travel guide

4.5
Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theaters
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.