8 days in Asheville & The Foothills, Atlanta & Chattanooga Itinerary

8 days in Asheville & The Foothills, Atlanta & Chattanooga Itinerary

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Asheville
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Chattanooga
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Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 14th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Lexington Glassworks and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Lawrence. Here are some ideas for day two: get your bearings at The Folk Art Center, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then do a tasting at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Asheville trip itinerary planner.

Cincinnati to Asheville is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. July in Asheville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Asheville

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Zipline
Pisgah National Forest ©
Pisgah National Forest
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards ©
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, then explore the world behind art at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and finally contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Atlanta online tour planner.

Getting from Asheville to Atlanta by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. Traveling from Asheville in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 72°F in Atlanta. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
National Center for Civil and Human Rights ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Ruby Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lookout Mountain, and then take some stellar pictures from Rock City. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tennessee Aquarium, then take in the history at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, then take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield, and finally sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Chattanooga tour planner.

Getting from Atlanta to Chattanooga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July in Chattanooga, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain

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