24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Sparta
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Duck
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
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Myrtle Beach
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Hilton Head
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Atlanta
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Chattanooga
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Sparta — 1 night

Sparta is a city and the county seat of White County, Tennessee, United States. You've now added Savage Gulf State Natural Area to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Virgin Falls State Natural Area.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Sparta travel planner.

Jackson to Sparta is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July in Sparta, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 66°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park — 3 nights

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Clingmans Dome and Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Andrews Bald Trail. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Roaring Fork, hike along Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Spruce Flats Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Place of A Thousand Drips.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Sparta to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Traveling from Sparta to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Asheville.
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Asheville — 2 nights

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Basilica of Saint Lawrence as well as Biltmore. On the 3rd (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Biltmore and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Saint Lawrence.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Asheville journey builder website.

Explore your travel options from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Asheville with the Route module. When traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in Asheville, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Duck.
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Duck — 2 nights

Duck is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. On the 4th (Thu), awaken your taste buds at Vineyard Voyage. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, then take a memorable drive along Beach Jeeps of Corolla, and finally take an exotic tour of Back Country Safari Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Duck tour planning website.

You can fly from Asheville to Duck in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Asheville in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in Duck. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Manteo.
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Manteo, Roanoke Island — 2 nights

Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Popular historic sites such as Bodie Island Lighthouse and Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. Take a break from Manteo with a short trip to Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge in Rodanthe, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Coquina Beach and take an in-depth tour of Outer Banks History Center.

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Getting from Duck to Manteo by car takes about an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Myrtle Beach.
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Myrtle Beach — 2 nights

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): tee off at Mt. Atlanticus, then see the interesting displays at Hollywood Wax Museum, then play a few rounds at Captain Hook's Adventure Golf, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at T.I.G.E.R.S. Preservation Station, enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Drive Beach, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach trip builder site.

You can drive from Manteo to Myrtle Beach in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In August, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Charleston.
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Charleston — 2 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, then get engrossed in the history at Gibbes Museum of Art, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): kick back and relax at Isle of Palms Beach, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Charleston Fossil Adventures.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.
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Hilton Head — 3 nights

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at The Bike Doctor, enjoy the sand and surf at Burkes Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, then kick back and relax at Folly Field Beach Park, and then kick back and relax at Driessen Beach Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head vacation maker website.

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel to Atlanta.
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Atlanta — 4 nights

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Chick-fil-A Backstage Tour, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Centennial Olympic Park, and other attractions you added. Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta and Silver Comet Trail will appeal to history buffs. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at David J. Sencer CDC Museum.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Hilton Head to Atlanta in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Atlanta are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chattanooga.
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Chattanooga — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the history at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, examine the collection at International Towing and Recovery Museum, and then examine the collection at Songbirds. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Bluff View Art District, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then examine the collection at Creative Discovery Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Memorial for the Unborn.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Chattanooga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in Chattanooga, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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North Carolina travel guide

4.4
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.
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Outer Banks travel guide

4.6
Lighthouses · History Museums · Piers & Boardwalks
A trip to Outer Banks takes visitors to a string of barrier islands just off the North Carolina coast. A holiday in Outer Banks is a chance to explore 320 km (200 mi) of state parks, open sea beaches, and wreck diving sites. It's also the perfect chance to visit Roanoke Island, England's original settlement in the New World. For those looking to add a bit of adrenaline to their experience, a vacation in Outer Banks delivers many different fishing options and methods, some of which hark back to the first European settlers in this part of the world.
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South Carolina travel guide

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Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens · Beaches
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.
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