12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Corpus Christi
Drive:  7​h
1
Carthage
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 30​min
2
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Union
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Slidell
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Corpus Christi

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night
Carthage

Carthage
Carthage is a city in Panola County, Texas, United States. To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Carthage trip itinerary maker tool .

Corpus Christi to Carthage is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In July, daily temperatures in Carthage can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. You will leave for Mammoth Cave National Park on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Carthage

Nature Parks Museums

1
night
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mammoth Cave National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Carthage to Mammoth Cave National Park. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Carthage in July: high temperatures in Mammoth Cave National Park hover around 86°F and lows are around 67°F. You'll set off for Union on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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nights
Union

Union ©
Union is a home rule-class city in Boone County, Kentucky, United States. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site and then try your luck at Casino at Belterra Casino Resort.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Union trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Mammoth Cave National Park to Union by car takes about 3 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Union due to the time zone difference. In July in Union, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Union

Outdoors Golf Fun & Games

Side Trips

Burlington, Boone County Distilling Company, Casino at Belterra Casino Resort
Highlights from your plan
Casino at Belterra Casino Resort ©
Casino at Belterra Casino Resort
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site ©
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
Dinsmore Homestead ©
Dinsmore Homestead

5
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum and Hollywood Star Cars Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Grotto Falls Trail and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and Forbidden Caverns (in Sevierville). The adventure continues: make a splash at Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and take a memorable drive along Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg visit planning website .

Drive from Union to Gatlinburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Slidell.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Forbidden Caverns
Highlights from your plan
The Coaster at Goats on the Roof ©
The Coaster at Goats on the Roof
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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Slidell

Slidell ©
Slidell is the largest city situated on the northeast shore of Lake Pontchartrain and St. To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Slidell trip builder website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Slidell in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gatlinburg to Slidell. In July in Slidell, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 74°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Slidell

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bayou Country General Store ©
Bayou Country General Store

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