7 days in Montgomery & Chattanooga Itinerary

7 days in Montgomery & Chattanooga Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Montgomery
— 2 nights
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Chattanooga
— 4 nights
Drive to Knoxville, Fly to Newark

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Montgomery

— 2 nights
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home and then admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum, then contemplate the long history of National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and finally appreciate the history behind Hank Williams Statue.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Montgomery route planner.

New York City to Montgomery is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Montgomery is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in Montgomery hover around 77°F and lows are around 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites · Museums

Chattanooga

— 4 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tennessee Aquarium and Walnut Street Bridge. Change things up with a short trip to Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta (about 1h 55 min away). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lookout Mountain, examine the collection at Creative Discovery Museum, pause for some photo ops at Law Enforcement Memorial, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Chattanooga Zoo.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga trip builder website.

Getting from Montgomery to Chattanooga by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Montgomery to Chattanooga is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Chattanooga when traveling from Montgomery in April, with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Museums

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