5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Shenandoah National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
+2
train + subway + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Jacksonville

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): hike along Mary's Rock Summit Trail.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Shenandoah National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Jacksonville to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jacksonville in October, things will get slightly colder in Shenandoah National Park: highs are around 71°F and lows about 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Mary's Rock Summit Trail ©
Mary's Rock Summit Trail

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
On the 12th (Sat), stroll the grounds of Harper Cemetery and then steep yourself in history at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry holiday planner.

Getting from Shenandoah National Park to Harpers Ferry by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Harpers Ferry sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harper Cemetery ©
Harper Cemetery

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, then sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, and then examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Louisville trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Harpers Ferry to Louisville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, bus, and flight; or drive. In October in Louisville, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 14th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and then see a show at Grand Ole Opry.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nashville driving holiday tool .

Drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Nashville are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, tour the pleasant surroundings at Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge online travel planner .

Drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge is 1 hour. In October in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sugarlands Distilling Company
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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