8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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Knoxville
— 1 night
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Asheville
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Savannah
— 1 night
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Atlanta
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 1 night
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Knoxville

— 1 night

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture and then steep yourself in history at Historic Southern Railway Station.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Knoxville online sightseeing planner.

Chicago to Knoxville is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Knoxville. In June, daytime highs in Knoxville are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Knoxville

Museums · Historic Sites

Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Asheville online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Knoxville to Asheville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Unitarian Church in Charleston, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Joseph Manigault House, then take an in-depth tour of Gibbes Museum of Art, then steep yourself in history at The Powder Magazine, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at French Huguenot Church.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Charleston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Charleston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 73°F in Charleston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Savannah

— 1 night

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Girl Scout First Headquarters, steep yourself in history at Andrew Low House, contemplate the long history of Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, then brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Inc., then see the interesting displays at American Prohibition Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip website.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Atlanta trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Savannah to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 70°F at night. You will leave for Nashville on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife · Fun & Games

Nashville

— 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Upper Room, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner.

Getting from Atlanta to Nashville by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 67°F. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.