7 days in Southern Maryland & Gatlinburg Itinerary

7 days in Southern Maryland & Gatlinburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Drive
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Solomons
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
Fly

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Solomons

— 2 nights
Solomons, also known as Solomons Island, is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Calvert County, Maryland, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Solomons: The Dr. Samuel Mudd House & Museum (in Waldorf), Historic Port Tobacco Village (in Port Tobacco) and Prince Frederick (Running Hare Vineyard & American Chestnut Land Trust). The adventure continues: go for a stroll along the water at Spring Cove Marina, see the interesting displays at Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse, stroll around Greenwell State Park, and steep yourself in history at Sotterley Historic Plantation.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Solomons attractions site.

Washington DC to Solomons is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Solomons

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gatlinburg

— 4 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and take a leisurely stroll along The Island in Pigeon Forge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Solomons to Gatlinburg takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips