7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montgomery
Drive:  2​h
1
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Helen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Montgomery

1
night
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tennessee Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Ruby Falls, then snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge, and then admire the local landmark of Coolidge Park.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chattanooga route app .

Montgomery to Chattanooga is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Montgomery to Chattanooga. Traveling from Montgomery in November, you will find days in Chattanooga are little chillier (63°F), and nights are about the same (41°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Coolidge Park ©
Coolidge Park
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and then find something for the whole family at Dollywood. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg journey planning tool .

Drive from Chattanooga to Gatlinburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In November in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Helen.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood
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Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

1
night
Helen

Helen ©
A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Horsetrough Falls and then admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helen trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Helen takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in November, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Helen

Parks Nature
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Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Horsetrough Falls ©
Horsetrough Falls

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden and then immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Atlanta trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Helen to Atlanta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Atlanta sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
SKYVIEW Atlanta ©
SKYVIEW Atlanta

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