16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cleveland
— 3 nights
2
Nashville
— 4 nights
3
Chattanooga
— 4 nights
4
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
5
Blue Ridge
— 1 night

3
nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Cleveland Museum of Art and USS Cod Submarine Memorial. Museum-lovers will get to explore Cleveland Museum of Natural History and Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society Museum. Step out of Cleveland to go to Marblehead and see Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at The Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus, examine the collection at Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland: Learning Center and Money Museum, and explore the galleries of A Christmas Story House.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cleveland trip builder.

Newark to Cleveland is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newark in July, you will find days in Cleveland are little chillier (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Marblehead
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The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
A Christmas Story House ©
A Christmas Story House

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.
Appreciate the collections at RCA Studio B and Lotz House Museum. Visit Carter House and Cheekwood for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, and take in the views from John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville itinerary planner.

Getting from Cleveland to Nashville by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cleveland to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cleveland in July, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Franklin
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

4
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Get in touch with nature at Lookout Mountain and Raccoon Mountain Caverns. Museum-lovers will get to explore Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum and Hunter Museum of American Art. Step out of Chattanooga with an excursion to Cloudland Canyon State Park in Rising Fawn--about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Creative Discovery Museum, identify plant and animal life at North Chickamauga Creek, snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Chattanooga online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Chattanooga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Chattanooga, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Cloudland Canyon State Park, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
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Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain
Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields ©

3
nights
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Zipline and Grotto Falls Parking. Get outdoors at Roaring Fork and Mount LeConte. Get out of town with these interesting Pigeon Forge side-trips: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Alum Cave Trail & Chimney Tops Trail). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Alcatraz East Crime Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Forge Distillery, trek along Gatlinburg Trail, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Pigeon Forge online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Chattanooga to Pigeon Forge in 3 hours. In August in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, Zipline
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Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

1
night
Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©
Blue Ridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Botetourt County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): experience rural life at Layman Family Farms and then appreciate the views at Peaks of Otter Visitor Center.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Blue Ridge trip planner.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Blue Ridge in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Peaks of Otter Visitor Center
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Peaks of Otter Visitor Center ©
Peaks of Otter Visitor Center
Layman Family Farms ©
Layman Family Farms

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