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Nashville — 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Distillery & Yee-Haw Brewery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tennessee Legend Distillery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville driving holiday website.

Jacksonville to Nashville is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jacksonville to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Jacksonville in February: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 53°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Louisville.
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Louisville — 1 night

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Louisville road trip website.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Louisville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nashville in February; daily highs in Louisville reach 47°F and lows reach 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pigeon Forge.
Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Nature · Parks
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Pigeon Forge — 2 nights

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
On the 18th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Tennessee Cider Company, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, and finally do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Hillside Winery, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then do a tasting at Mill Bridge Winery, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Louisville to Pigeon Forge in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. In February in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.
Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Asheville — 1 night

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): shop like a local with St.Claire Art, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then take in the exciting artwork at Woolworth Walk, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Asheville road trip site.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Asheville in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Greenville.
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Greenville — 1 night

Greenville is the county seat of Pitt County, principal city of the Greenville metropolitan area, and the 10th largest city in the state of North Carolina. On the 21st (Tue), walk around Alice F. Keene Park, don't miss a visit to East Carolina University, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Uptown Brewing Company.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Greenville road trip planning website.

Drive from Asheville to Greenville in 5.5 hours. February in Greenville sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.
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Charleston — 1 night

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 22nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Nathaniel Russell House, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Charleston day trip planning website.

You can drive from Greenville to Charleston in 5 hours. Traveling from Greenville in February, expect Charleston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 63°F and 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive back home.
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United States travel guide

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.

Kentucky travel guide

Caves · Distilleries · Specialty Museums
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.