14 days in Tennessee & South Carolina Itinerary

14 days in Tennessee & South Carolina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

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Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Pigeon Forge

— 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Rainbow Falls Trail and Alum Cave Trail. Get in touch with nature at Charlies Bunion and Elkmont Ghost Town. Take a break from Pigeon Forge with a short trip to Rockefeller Memorial in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Paula Deen's Lumberjack Feud, sample the tasty concoctions at Yee-Haw Brewing Co., see the interesting displays at Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and sample the fine beverages at Tennessee Shine Company - Pigeon Forge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge online trip maker.

Saint Louis to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Pigeon Forge. November in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach

— 4 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 King's North At Myrtle Beach National and I Love Sugar (Myrtle Beach). Discover out-of-the-way places like Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum and Fishing Charters & Tours. When in Myrtle Beach, make a side trip to see Caledonia Golf & Fish Club in Pawleys Island, approximately Pawleys Island away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Hollywood Wax Museum, learn about winemaking at Duplin Winery, brush up on your military savvy at Warbird Park, and walk around Conway Riverwalk.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Myrtle Beach road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Myrtle Beach takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Pigeon Forge in November, with highs in Myrtle Beach at 66°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Museums · Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife

Side Trips

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 23rd (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Washington Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on Charleston Fossil Adventures, then identify plant and animal life at Audubon Swamp Garden, and then look for gifts at Lowcountry Olive Oil.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Charleston sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Nashville.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Nashville

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Crockett Park, then see some colorful creatures with Ohana Dive Co., then sample the fine beverages at Prichard's Distillery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Historic Rock Castle and then play a few rounds at Top Golf.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville holiday planning site.

Getting from Charleston to Nashville by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charleston to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charleston in November, things will get a bit cooler in Nashville: highs are around 62°F and lows about 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Outdoors · Wildlife · Golf · Trails

Side Trips

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.

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.