9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Gainesville
— 2 nights
2
Sandy Springs
— 1 night
3
Chattanooga
— 1 night
4
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
5
Indianapolis
— 1 night

2
nights
Gainesville

Gainesville ©
Get outdoors at Carson Springs Wildlife Conservation Foundation and Sweetwater Wetlands Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gainesville day trip planning tool.

Miami to Gainesville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in July, Gainesville is slightly colder at night with lows of 72°F. On the 28th (Tue), you're off to Sandy Springs.

Things to do in Gainesville

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park
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Butterfly Rainforest ©
Butterfly Rainforest
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park ©
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

1
night
Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs ©
Sandy Springs is a city in northern Fulton County, Georgia, United States, and part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): walk around Abernathy Greenway Park, tee off at Topgolf Alpharetta, then identify plant and animal life at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, and finally stroll around Morgan Falls Overlook Park.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sandy Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gainesville to Sandy Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Sandy Springs can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Sandy Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Topgolf Alpharetta
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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area ©
Topgolf Alpharetta ©
Topgolf Alpharetta
Morgan Falls Overlook Park ©
Morgan Falls Overlook Park

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 30th (Thu): Head underground at Ruby Falls, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chattanooga trip maker website.

Getting from Sandy Springs to Chattanooga by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
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Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery ©
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium

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 31st (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, do a tasting at Gatlinburg Wine Cellar, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky, and finally sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Gatlinburg in 3 hours. In July in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, River Rafting & Tubing
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, grab your bike and head to Hummel Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sodalis Nature Park, and finally stop by Rocket Fizz.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Indianapolis trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Indianapolis takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Plainfield
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Sodalis Nature Park ©
Sodalis Nature Park
Hummel Park ©
Hummel Park
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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