29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Baton Rouge
Drive:  6​h
1
Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Blue Ridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Columbus
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + taxi:  4​h
5
Ocoee
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Pine Mountain
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Montreat
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Lake Lure
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Seven Devils
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Roaring Gap
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
End: Baton Rouge

1
night
Montgomery

Montgomery
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Montgomery trip itinerary site .

Baton Rouge to Montgomery is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. You will leave for Blue Ridge on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Montgomery

Museums Parks Historic Sites

3
nights
Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©
A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge. Expedition:BIGFOOT! and Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Morganton Point Recreation Area and Vogel State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Blue Ridge side-trips: Murphy (Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino & Cherokee Cellars Winery). And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Mercier Orchards, look for gifts at Blue Ridge Olive Oil Company, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Grumpy Old Men Brewing, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Blue Ridge trip maker .

Drive from Montgomery to Blue Ridge in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Montgomery to Blue Ridge is 1 hour. Traveling from Montgomery in July, expect Blue Ridge to be little chillier, temps between 84°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Blairsville, Murphy, Expedition:BIGFOOT!
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Long Creek Falls ©
Long Creek Falls
Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge ©
Vogel State Park
Vogel State Park

3
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Visit Myrtle Beach and Litchfield Beach for some beach relaxation. Broadway at the Beach and Fort Fisher State Recreation Area are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Myrtle Beach: Airlie Gardens (in Wilmington), Bookends Used Bookstore (in North Myrtle Beach) and Trinity United Methodist Church (in Southport). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Risen Christ Lutheran Church and School, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach attractions planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight from Blue Ridge to Myrtle Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Blue Ridge in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 73°F in Myrtle Beach. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Airlie Gardens, Litchfield Beach, Bookends Used Bookstore, Trinity United Methodist Church, Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
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Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

1
night
Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. You've now added Whitewater Express to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, then get curious at Coca-Cola Space Science Center, and then relax and float downstream with Whitewater Express.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Columbus trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Columbus by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Columbus are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ocoee.

Things to do in Columbus

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Whitewater Express ©
Whitewater Express
Coca-Cola Space Science Center ©
Coca-Cola Space Science Center

3
nights
Ocoee

Your day-by-day itinerary now includes River Rafting & Tubing. On the 6th (Tue), explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center, then do a tasting at Savannah Oaks Winery, and then explore the activities along Ocoee Outdoors, Inc..

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ocoee planner .

Getting from Columbus to Ocoee by combination of flight, bus, and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Columbus in August, Ocoee is slightly colder at night with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Pine Mountain.

Things to do in Ocoee

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Tellico Plains, Savannah Oaks Winery
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Bald River Falls ©
Bald River Falls
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited

3
nights
Pine Mountain

Pine Mountain ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wild Animal Safari. Visiting Callaway Gardens and Callaway Golf Course will get you outdoors.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Pine Mountain trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ocoee to Pine Mountain takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Pine Mountain can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Pine Mountain

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

River's Bend Winery and Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Wild Animal Safari ©
Wild Animal Safari
Callaway Gardens
Callaway Gardens
Callaway Golf Course ©
Callaway Golf Course

3
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chimney Tops Trail, Cades Cove and Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the views at Cades Cove, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, then trek along Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls, and finally steep yourself in history at Noah Bud Ogle Cabin. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Grotto Falls Trail, then admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip builder .

Getting from Pine Mountain to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus. August in Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

2
nights
Montreat

Montreat ©
Montreat is a town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park as well as Blue Ridge Pkwy. On the 14th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Andrews Geyser. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Blue Ridge Mountains and then take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Montreat. When traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Montreat: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Lure.

Things to do in Montreat

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Old Fort, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Blue Ridge Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Catawba Falls ©
Catawba Falls

2
nights
Lake Lure

Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. Zipline has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), witness the site of a historic battle at Cowpens National Battlefield, learn about winemaking at Overmountain Vineyards, then examine the collection at The Right Track Toy Train Museum, and finally snap pictures at Lake Lure Flowering Bridge. Keep things going the next day: make a splash at Lake Lure Beach and Water Park and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Lure road trip website .

You can drive from Montreat to Lake Lure in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Seven Devils.

Things to do in Lake Lure

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Overmountain Vineyards, Cowpens National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Cowpens National Battlefield ©
Cowpens National Battlefield
Overmountain Vineyards ©
Overmountain Vineyards

3
nights
Seven Devils

Seven Devils ©
Seven Devils is a town in Avery and Watauga counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): snap pictures at Mile High Swinging Bridge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain. Keep things going the next day: hike along Rough Ridge Lookout, hike along Table Rock Trail, then take in the exciting artwork at Mica Gallery, and finally admire the sheer force of Bobby McLean Memorial Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Seven Devils attractions planning website .

Seven Devils is very close to Boone. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seven Devils

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Linville, Mica Gallery, Bobby McLean Memorial Park, Mountain Dog
Highlights from your plan
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Table Rock Trail ©
Table Rock Trail
Mile High Swinging Bridge ©
Mile High Swinging Bridge

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nights
Roaring Gap

Roaring Gap ©
Roaring Gap is an unincorporated community in the Cherry Lane Township of Alleghany County, North Carolina near the border with Wilkes County.HistoryRoaring Gap was established in 1890 as a summer resort by Elkin, North Carolina industrialist Alexander Chatham, one of the founders of the Chatham Manufacturing Company. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stone Mountain State Park. Get some cultural insight at Hutchinson House and McRitchie Winery and Ciderworks. Explore Roaring Gap's surroundings by going to Grayson Highlands State Park (in Mouth of Wilson) and Copper Barrel Distillery (in North Wilkesboro). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Menarick Vineyard & Winery.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Roaring Gap road trip planner .

You can drive from Seven Devils to Roaring Gap in 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seven Devils in August: highs in Roaring Gap hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 63°F. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Roaring Gap

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Thurmond, Copper Barrel Distillery, Grayson Highlands State Park, Menarick Vineyard & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Stone Mountain State Park ©
Stone Mountain State Park
Grayson Highlands State Park ©
Grayson Highlands State Park
Menarick Vineyard & Winery ©
Menarick Vineyard & Winery

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