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 Mountains & Coast

14 night self-drive holiday enjoying the Great Smoky Mountains and the South Carolina coast

Flying into and out of Charlotte in North Carolina, you’ll send a few days exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains including the Great Smoky Mountains before driving the legendary Blue Ridge Parkway. You’ll then take a leisurely trip, spending nights in Atlanta, Savannah, Hilton Head Island and Charleston before heading back to Charlotte for your return flight.

This holiday itinerary is also possible using Atlanta airport instead of Charlotte.

Remember - All our holidays can be shortened or extra nights added or modified with upgraded hotels, car etc. We love building tailor made road trip holidays!

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deep south usa holiday

Our 14 Night Mountains & Coast holiday starts and ends in Charlotte, NC: Charlotte  (1 night), Asheville (3 nights), Blue Ridge (2 nights), Atlanta (2 nights), Savannah (2 nights), Hilton Head Island (2 nights), Charleston (2 nights)

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Your Itinerary

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Day 1:

Fly into Charlotte, North Carolina; home of NASCAR - a perfect opportunity to visit the NASCAR Hall of Fame. You’ll stay here for one night before you begin your trip tomorrow.



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great smoky mountains road trip

Days 2 - 4:
Great Smoky Mountains (3 nights)

Based in Asheville, in the Blue Ridge Mountains for 3 nights, you have two full days to explore the vast Biltmore Estate and these wonderfully scenic mountains. Also nearby is Dollywood, a theme park co-owned by legendary country singer Dolly Parton!



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blue park ridgeway road trip

Days 5 & 6:
Blue Park Ridgeway (2 nights)

Today you’ll cruise the Blue Ridge Parkway, surely one of the best drives in the USA. This road has a speed limit of 45mph and weaves its way from one scenic point to another. Take your time and enjoy the views.


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atlanta holiday

Days 7 & 8:
Atlanta (2 nights)

Head to Atlanta for the next couple of nights. You may want to visit World of Coca-Cola and Stone Mountain, a huge stone natural dome with a carved memorial to the confederacy in the side. There’s also a historic town square with buildings dating from 1793, railroad, hiking trails and parks.



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savannah usa holiday

Days 9 & 10:
Savannah (2 nights)

Founded in 1733, Savannah is famous for its horse-drawn carriages, beautiful parks and antebellum architecture. You’ll be in this calm, leafy city for two nights. The famous Forrest Gump park bench scene was filmed here too.



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hilton head holiday

Days 11 & 12:
Hilton Head Island (2 nights)

Known for its pristine beaches, many golf courses and wildlife refuge you’ll make the short drive to and stay in Hilton Head Island for two nights giving you time to enjoy this wonderful area.


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Island, SC

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civil war road trip

Days 13 & 14:
Charleston (2 nights)

The port city of Charleston is defined by its horse-drawn carriages, antebellum houses and cobbled roads. It has a rich civil war history; Fort Sumter, a federal stronghold was where the first shots of the Civil War rang out



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Days 15 & 16:
Final Day & Fly Home

You’ll head back to Charlotte today, around 3.5 hours drive for your evening, overnight flight back to the UK.



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dollywood trip

Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, TN

Dollywood, a theme park nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains is co-owned by legendary country singer Dolly Parton. Spend a day or two enjoying the theme park and water park and you can choose to stay in Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort & Spa.

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Nashville, TN

Why not visit Music City; Nashville while you’re here? Spend a couple of days enjoying the museums and country music, then treat yourself to a performance at the Grand Ole Opry

myrtle beach holiday

Myrtle Beach, SC

We can extend your trip to include Myrtle Beach; an entertainment and vacation resort on the Atlantic Coast. There’s a boardwalk, golf courses and SkyWheel, one of the US’ highest ferris wheels.

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