7 days in East Tennessee & West Virginia Itinerary

7 days in East Tennessee & West Virginia Itinerary

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Knoxville
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Beckley
— 1 night
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Cass
— 1 night
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Moundsville
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Chattanooga
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Knoxville

Knoxville ©

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Knoxville Museum of Art and then make a trip to Sam Houston Historic Schoolhouse. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Ijams Nature Center, get engrossed in the history at East Tennesse Historical Society, and then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Appalachia.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Knoxville online travel route planner.

Mobile to Knoxville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Mobile in October, expect Knoxville to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Knoxville

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Museum of Appalachia ©
Museum of Appalachia
Ijams Nature Center ©
Ijams Nature Center
East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society

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Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum and then stop by Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Beckley holiday planning site.

You can drive from Knoxville to Beckley in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Knoxville in October, things will get slightly colder in Beckley: highs are around 65°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Cass.

Things to do in Beckley

Shopping · Museums
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Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum ©
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia ©
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia

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Cass

Cass ©
Cass is a census-designated place (CDP) on the Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, USA. On the 9th (Wed), look and learn at Green Bank Observatory and then immerse yourself in nature at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park.

Make your Cass itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Beckley to Cass takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Beckley in October, you will find days in Cass are slightly colder (59°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Moundsville.

Things to do in Cass

Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

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Green Bank Observatory ©
Green Bank Observatory
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park ©
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

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Moundsville

Moundsville ©
Moundsville is a city in Marshall County, West Virginia, along the Ohio River. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, then contemplate the long history of West Virginia Penitentiary, then brush up on your military savvy at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum", and finally walk around Grand Vue Park.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Moundsville trip planner.

Drive from Cass to Moundsville in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Cass in October, you will find days in Moundsville are a bit warmer (66°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Moundsville

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
West Virginia Penitentiary ©
West Virginia Penitentiary
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex ©
Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©

Dynamo of Dixie

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.
On the 11th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Bluff View Art District, take in the history at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, then examine the collection at Coker Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): have fun and explore at Creative Discovery Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, and then trek along Tennessee Riverpark.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chattanooga road trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moundsville to Chattanooga. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Moundsville in October; daily highs in Chattanooga reach 76°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields ©
Creative Discovery Museum
Creative Discovery Museum
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum ©
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

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