8 days in Blue Ridge & Clearwater Itinerary

8 days in Blue Ridge & Clearwater Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner
Make it your trip
Fly to Knoxville, Drive to Blue Ridge
1
Blue Ridge
— 3 nights
Drive to Knoxville, Fly to Clearwater
2
Clearwater
— 4 nights
Drive

S M T W T F S
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13

Blue Ridge — 3 nights

A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Get out of town with these interesting Blue Ridge side-trips: Meeks Park (in Blairsville) and Chattooga Ridge Canopy Tours (in Long Creek). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Grumpy Old Men Brewing, and relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards.

Plan a Blue Ridge trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Tampa to Blue Ridge is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampa in July, with highs in Blue Ridge at 84°F and lows at 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Clearwater.
more
Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips

Clearwater — 4 nights

Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clearwater: Orlando (Walt Disney World Resort, Magic Kingdom Park, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Clearwater Beach, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Scientology Information Center.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Clearwater driving holiday planner.

Getting from Blue Ridge to Clearwater by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Blue Ridge in August: high temperatures in Clearwater hover around 91°F and lows are around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.
more
Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trip