35 days in Tennessee, Georgia & Florida Itinerary

35 days in Tennessee, Georgia & Florida Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
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Atlanta
— 4 nights
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Macon
— 1 night
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Savannah
— 3 nights
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St. Augustine
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 6 nights
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Miami
— 4 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 4 nights

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gatlinburg: Sevierville (Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, Sevier Distilling Company, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 10th (Thu) at Dollywood. Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery, and find something for the whole family at Big Top Arcade.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In December, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Sevier Distilling Company ©
Sevier Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlanta: MindEscapes Escape Rooms (in Helen), Booth Western Art Museum (in Cartersville) and VIP Southern Tours (in Sautee Nacoochee). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, walk around Centennial Olympic Park, examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip planner.

You can fly from Gatlinburg to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Gatlinburg in December, with highs in Atlanta at 59°F and lows at 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Macon.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Tours · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hills & Dales Estate ©
Hills & Dales Estate
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Booth Western Art Museum ©
Booth Western Art Museum

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Macon

Macon ©
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. On the 16th (Wed), brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Aviation, then make a trip to Grand Opera House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Macon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Macon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Macon

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Museum of Aviation ©
Museum of Aviation
St. Joseph's Catholic Church ©
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
Grand Opera House ©
Grand Opera House

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum, and admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple.

To find photos and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip planner.

You can drive from Macon to Savannah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. December in Savannah sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House, make a trip to St. George Street, then identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, then get engrossed in the history at Medieval Torture Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip planner.

Getting from Savannah to St. Augustine by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Savannah in December, St. Augustine is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument ©
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
When in Orlando, make a side trip to see Stetson Mansion in DeLand, approximately DeLand away. Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 26th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, have fun at Amaya Papaya, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Orlando takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from St. Augustine in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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Miami

Miami ©

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park), Tavernier (PADDLE! The Florida Keys & Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center) and Island Dolphin Care (in Key Largo). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at South Beach, walk around Lincoln Road, and head outdoors with JP Outfitters Inc..

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami trip planning website.

Getting from Orlando to Miami by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in December since evenings lows in Miami dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
PADDLE! The Florida Keys ©
PADDLE! The Florida Keys

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort (in Little Torch Key) and Marathon (San Pablo Catholic Church & Z Flight Watersports). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, meet the residents at Key West Aquarium, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Miami to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in December, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©

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Memphis

Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 6th (Wed), snap pictures at Big River Crossing, then examine the collection at Graceland, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, and finally stop by The Peanut Shoppe.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip planner.

Getting from Key West to Memphis by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Key West in January; daily highs in Memphis reach 50°F and lows reach 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro) and Franklin (Soar Adventure Tower & Leiper's Fork Distillery). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, visit Downtown Nashville, go all around town with Nashville Food Adventures, and stroll around Edwin and Percy Warner Parks.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nashville travel route website.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In January in Nashville, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Nashville Food Adventures ©
Nashville Food Adventures

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