8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Oxford
Drive:  5​h
1
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cherokee
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Oxford

1
night
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 28th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip builder .

Oxford to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In June in Nashville, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

2
nights
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 29th (Sat): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then view the masterpieces at Fowler's Clay Works, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company. Keep things going the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then get in on the family fun at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, then do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Gatlinburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

few
hours
Cherokee

The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 1st (Mon), examine the collection at Museum of the Cherokee Indian and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cherokee trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Cherokee takes 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Cherokee when traveling from Gatlinburg in July, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Cherokee

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

1
night
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Asheville sightseeing planner.

Getting from Cherokee to Asheville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Asheville

Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Savannah vacation planning website .

You can drive from Asheville to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Asheville in July; daily highs in Savannah reach 91°F and lows reach 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden and then meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta vacation planner.

You can fly from Savannah to Atlanta in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta ©

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