4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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4 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Algonquin
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Lexington
— 1 night
car:  3​h 30​min
2
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 day
car:  1​h 30​min
3
Knoxville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Williamstown
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h
End: Algonquin

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night
Lexington

Lexington
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lexington trip itinerary maker tool .

Algonquin to Lexington is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Algonquin in October, expect nights in Lexington to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 70°F. You'll set off for Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Lexington

Tours Nightlife Parks

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Cades Cove, Laurel Falls, Newfound Gap Road, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome, then take a memorable drive along Newfound Gap Road, then take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls, and finally appreciate the views at Cades Cove.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park day trip planning tool .

Getting from Lexington to Great Smoky Mountains National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Knoxville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
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Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Laurel Falls ©
Laurel Falls
Newfound Gap Road ©
Newfound Gap Road

1
night
Knoxville

Knoxville
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Knoxville trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Knoxville takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Knoxville are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Richmond.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Outdoors Shopping

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night
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Madison County, Kentucky, United States. You've now added Ark Encounter to your itinerary. When in Richmond, make a side trip to see Nada Tunnel in Stanton, approximately 52 minutes away. There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Fort Boonesborough State Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond travel app .

Drive from Knoxville to Richmond in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Knoxville in October, plan for slightly colder days in Richmond, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Williamstown.

Things to do in Richmond

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Nada Tunnel
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Nada Tunnel ©
Nada Tunnel

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Williamstown

Williamstown
Williamstown is a home-rule-class city in Grant and Pendleton counties in the U.S. You've now added Ark Encounter to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at William Arnold Log House and then see the interesting displays at Ark Encounter.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Williamstown trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Williamstown takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Williamstown are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamstown

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
William Arnold Log House ©
William Arnold Log House

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