14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Asheville
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
4
Destin
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
End: New York City

4
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grandfather Mountain and Folk Art Center. Let the collections at Wheels Through Time Transportation and Lexington Glassworks capture your imagination. Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to Museum of the Cherokee Indian (in Cherokee) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Biltmore Estate, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Saint Lawrence, and take a memorable drive along Blueridge Parkway.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Asheville itinerary planner.

New York City to Asheville is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Asheville when traveling from New York City in November, with lows around 35°F. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Grandfather Mountain, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Museum of the Cherokee Indian
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Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Carnton and Frist Center for the Visual Arts. Explore hidden gems such as Carter House and Downtown Franklin. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Lotz House Museum (in Franklin) and Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, ponder the world of politics at Tennessee State Capitol, get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nashville tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Asheville to Nashville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Asheville to Nashville. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Asheville in December since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, Stones River National Battlefield
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

2
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Cincinnati Museum Center and then stop by Lobsta Bakes of Maine. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Creation Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Ark Encounter.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cincinnati trip planning website .

Getting from Nashville to Cincinnati by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Cincinnati due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nashville in December; daily highs in Cincinnati reach 43°F and lows reach 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Destin.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Creation Museum, Ark Encounter
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Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Creation Museum
Creation Museum
Cincinnati Museum Center ©
Cincinnati Museum Center

3
nights
Destin

Destin ©
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations.
Get in touch with nature at Henderson Beach State Park and Destin Harbor. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Andrews State Park and Pensacola Lighthouse. Change things up with a short trip to Fort Pickens in Pensacola Beach (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Okaloosa Island, make a trip to Destin Harbor Boardwalk, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and learn about all things military at Air Force Armament Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Destin day trip website .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Cincinnati to Destin in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cincinnati to Destin. Traveling from Cincinnati in December, expect Destin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 63°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Destin

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Walton Beach, St. Andrews State Park, Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, Fort Pickens Area
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Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum ©
Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

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