15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Knoxville
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
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.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the engaging exhibits at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center.

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Washington DC to Charlotte is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Charlotte are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hendrick Motorsports Complex ©
Hendrick Motorsports Complex
Little Sugar Creek Greenway ©
Little Sugar Creek Greenway

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 3rd (Wed), admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, get engrossed in the history at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, contemplate the long history of Fort Moultrie, then contemplate the long history of The Charleston Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Circular Congregational Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, ponder the design of Pineapple Fountain, then steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and finally kick back and relax at Isle of Palms Beach.

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Getting from Charlotte to Charleston by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Isle of Palms Beach, Fort Moultrie
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim ©
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, take in the exciting artwork at Liquid Sands Glass Gallery, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Getting from Charleston to Savannah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Step out of the city life by going to Silver Comet Trail and Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail. Explore Atlanta's surroundings by going to Long Creek Falls (in Blue Ridge), Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery (in Talking Rock) and Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park (in Macon). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, take a stroll through Virginia-Highland, examine the collection at Carter Center, and admire the masterpieces at Michael C. Carlos Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Atlanta sightseeing planner .

Getting from Savannah to Atlanta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Macon, Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery, Silver Comet Trail, Long Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan

3
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.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the history at Stones River National Battlefield, then do a tasting at Arrington Vineyards, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, stroll the grounds of McGavock Confederate Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, then immerse yourself in nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Franklin, Stones River National Battlefield, Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

1
night
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, then admire the sheer force of Cataract Falls, and then walk around Chimneys Picnic Area.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Knoxville tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Knoxville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Knoxville due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Knoxville are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Falls ©
Cataract Falls
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin ©
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

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