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Southern Belle Loop

Great Smoky Mountains NP, BRP, Asheville, Charleston, Hilton Head, Savannah & Atlanta

The Southern Belle Loop offers a nicely varied itinerary, and it’s all done with a certain Southern charm. Endless forest covered mountains, the legendary Blue Ridge Parkway, southern belle cities and some of the east coasts best beaches are all on offer.

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Southern Belle Loop 14 days

Remember, any and all of our pre packaged road trips can be altered to meet your exact needs and wants. Do you have more or less than 14 days for your road trip? No problem, we can bolt on extra nights to allow more time to explore or shorten the number of destinations as required. Just let us know when requesting your quote.

Dixie's Atlantic shore line and The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Stone Mountain - Atlanta

Day 1

A short drive to Stone Mountain

Collect your car at the airport and head northeast for a short while before resting up for the night in the serene green space that is Stone Mountain Park, Atlanta. Tomorrow, you’ll start your road trip by cruising up to America’s most visited National Park - the Great Smoky Mountains.

  • Key location: Atlanta
  • Stone Mountain Park
  • 27 Miles

Blue mist over GSM

Day 2

Drive to America’s Favourite National Park

Ridge upon ridge of forest straddles the border between North Carolina and Tennessee in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. World renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of it’s ancient mountains, and the quality of it’s remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture. Awesome any time of year, but in the autumn the Smoky Mountains put on an amazing show of colour for hikers and driving enthusiasts.

  • Key location: GSM NP
  • Great Smoky Mountains NP
  • 211 Miles

Most visited park in US

Day 3

A full day in the Great Smoky Mountains

A second day to explore the Smokies, look out for wonderful wildlife like white-tailed deer, elk, black bear, raccoons, turkeys, woodchucks, and other animals. Had enough of the great outdoors? Then consider heading over to nearby Dollywood, the kitsch amusement park foundered by the legendary country singer Dolly Parton.

  • Key location: GSM NP
  • Great Smoky Mountains NP

Blue Ridge Parkway

Day 4

Drive the best section of America’s best road

Cruise up the legendary Blue Ridge Parkway, which is famed throughout America for it’s stunning scenery. The speed limit rarely exceeds 45 mph, so you won’t get to Asheville quickly, but you’ll be able to tick the Blue Ridge Parkway off your life list and the views will be so rewarding.

  • Key location: Blue Ride Parkway
  • Asheville
  • 135 Miles

Biltmore Estate

Day 5

Spend the day getting to know all that Asheville has to offer

A full day to explore lovely Asheville - This is a fast growing city with people moving here in their droves, with everyone looking for that fab mix of a buzzing food scene, and the great outdoors. For tourists, highlights include exploring Downtown Asheville, the North Carolina Arboretum and the astounding Biltmore Estate.

  • Key location: Asheville
  • Asheville

Charming Charleston

Day 6

Cruise down to Charleston on the Atlantic coast

Time for your the fourth destination of your road trip, so you’ll head to the coast today. After a scenic start to the day, enjoying the vast views from Chimney Rock, you’ll then use the speedy I-26 to drive down to the ever so charming and evermore fashionable Charleston.

  • Key location: Charleston
  • Charleston
  • 311 Miles

Colonial History

Day 7

Another day in charming Charleston

Charleston is steeped in Colonial and Civil War history, and it remains a perfectly preserved and friendly southern belle of a city. Visitors fall in love with the cities grace, charm and history, which is usually enjoyed in the warmth of the South Carolina climate. The city is in a mini renaissance at the moment, attracting new restaurants and culture into it’s southern mixing pot.

  • Key location: Charleston
  • Charleston

Folly Beach

Day 8

Onto the resort island of Hilton Head

Around 100 miles south of Charleston lies Hilton Head Island. A barrier Island filled with various ways to enjoy your holiday time. These joys include golf, nature preserves and beautifully white beaches that often appear in “America’s Best Beach” lists.

  • Key location: Hilton Head Island
  • Hilton Head Island
  • 106 Miles

Hilton Head Beach

Day 9

Relax on Hilton Head Island

Swimming pool, golf course or the beach - the choice is yours!

  • Key location: Hilton Head Island
  • Hilton Head Island

Heron on Hilton Head

Day 10

Not another day on the beach!

If you where struggling to decide between yesterday’s options, then good news. You have a third day to enjoy the golf courses, swimming pools and the stunning beaches that cover this 12 by 5 mile island.

  • Key location: Hilton Head Island
  • Hilton Head Island
  • 108 Miles

Sultry Savaanah

Day 11

Further south to sultry Savannah

It’s a short drive to Savannah today, so feel free to stay by the pool or on the beach before cruising down to sultry Savannah in the afternoon or evening. It’s been there since 1733, it isn’t going anywhere. Once you’ve arrived you’ll have 48 hrs to explore this beautiful city. As always, we’ll be happy to extend your stay here by an extra night or two if you wish, that goes for anywhere else on the trip too. Just let us know when you call for a quote.

  • Key location: Savannah
  • Savannah
  • 38 Miles

Spanish Moss lined roads

Day 12

A second day in seductive Savannah

Over 2 square miles of lovingly restored colonial houses and commercial property expertly arranged around 21 of Savannah’s 1-acre squares. A great city to walk around in the warm sun that’s usually found here, no matter what the time of year. Look out for Forrest Gump whilst you walk, he likes the park benches here. Just don’t stay too long otherwise you might become covered in Spanish Moss like the large oak trees that form atmospheric tunnels throughout the area.

  • Key location: Savannah
  • Savannah

Downtown Atlanta

Day 13

Last stop - Atlanta. For shopping, sightseeing and more

Cruise back to the underrated and leafy city of Atlanta. ATL is packed with great things to see and do, so you’ll want to get there quickly in order to do as much as possible. Your road trip pack will list all the great visitor attractions - how many will tick off?

  • Key location: Atlanta
  • Atlanta
  • 246 Miles

Piedmont Park

Day 14

A second day in awesome Atlanta

Atlanta is a fast growing city that has exploded in size over the last two decades. However, friendly neighbourhoods still exist and they are nice to explore. Major shopping malls offer you a chance to hunt down the latest and greatest fashions and gadgets, whilst major visitor attractions offer amazing experiences, these include the World of Coca-Cola, CNN Museum, the gigantic Georgia Aquarium and Piedmont Park.

  • Key location: Atlanta
  • Atlanta

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