18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Leicester
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Knoxville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Nashville
— Few hours
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Glasgow

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 Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lotz House Museum and Downtown Franklin. There's lots more to do: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary builder .

Glasgow, UK to Nashville is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Glasgow to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glasgow in October, expect Nashville to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 13°C. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tennessee Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): explore the engaging exhibits at Creative Discovery Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Ruby Falls, and then learn about winemaking at Look Out Winery.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read Chattanooga attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Chattanooga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Chattanooga, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 7th (Sun), you're off toCharleston.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Look Out Winery
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Creative Discovery Museum
Creative Discovery Museum
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Fort Sumter National Monument and Patriots Point will appeal to museum buffs. Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Nathaniel Russell House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stop by MoonPie General Store, stroll through Folly Beach Public Beach, and snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Charleston trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Chattanooga to Charleston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chattanooga in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Charleston, with lows of 18°C. You'll set off for Savannah on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Patriots Point, Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 11th (Thu), brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force and then wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park, then get engrossed in the history at Pin Point Heritage Museum, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally browse the exhibits of Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Savannah vacation app .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Savannah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Leicester.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

2
nights
Leicester

Leicester is an unincorporated community in Buncombe County, North Carolina ; although incorporating was proposed in 2007, the proposal never passed. To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Leicester road trip planning website .

You can drive from Savannah to Leicester in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Savannah in October, things will get little chillier in Leicester: highs are around 24°C and lows about 9°C. You will leave for Knoxville on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Leicester

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Hen Wallow Water Falls, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Hen Wallow Water Falls ©
Hen Wallow Water Falls

2
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction and then sample the fine beverages at Tennessee Legend Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Mountain Valley Winery, then look for gifts at The Old Mill, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Knoxville day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Leicester to Knoxville takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Knoxville can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 17th (Wed), you're off toNashville.

Things to do in Knoxville

Wineries Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
Mountain Valley Winery ©
Mountain Valley Winery

few
hours
Nashville

Nashville ©
To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nashville day trip website .

Traveling by car from Knoxville to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Downtown Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

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