United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Itinerary help - Asheville to New Orleans....via Charleston?

Jump to last reply

I originally posted about this months ago but can't find my OP. maybe it's just the iPad playing up...anyways.

I could do with your help on a route and some attractions in the Deep South. We're flying from London to stay in a cabin near Asheville, then have to be in New Orleans 11 days later (mid September). We'd also like a couple of days on the gulf coast. What route would you recommend to see small, sleepy southern life?

Lots of people recommend Charleston but is it too much of a detour, ie what would we see in between there and Gulf coast?

Others recommend Juliette or Athens in GA to fulfil my sleepy porches and town squares fantasy(!). Some say head up to Nashville & Memphis after Asheville. I'd say we prefer history and nature to country music and clubs.

Any nice lunch stops, little afternoon sightseeing or quirky roadside America also appreciated. X

13 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's Go List 2015 Has Been Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 19, 14 at 05:08 PM
View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Tipping advice
  2. 2 Rules of the Sidewalk
  3. 3 Oregon- Crater Lake and Mount Hood vs Montana- Glacier Bay National Park
  4. 4 Zion, Bryce, Page, GC South Rim, and Arches
  5. 5 Transportation from Newark airport to Secaucus
  6. 6 USA New York City: First-time Visitors
  7. 7 Trip Report San Diego Girl's Trip in December
  8. 8 los angeles restaurants
  9. 9 "American in Paris" on Broadway
  10. 10 5 Days in San Antonio and Austin Texas
  11. 11 After Chigago ? side trips- suggestions
  12. 12 New Year's Eve in Philadelphia
  13. 13 Philadelphia accommodation thoughts
  14. 14 Queens, NY - Do not go
  15. 15 Charming,not too expensive restaurant recommendations needed
  16. 16 Avis Car rental Loss Damage Waiver LDW Fraud
  17. 17 Tuscon to Las Vegas Drive in December
  18. 18 From NY to Miami with 3 teenage kids
  19. 19 NW Houston restaurant help
  20. 20 3 weeks in USA in February -- refined itinerary
  21. 21 Restaurant in NYC advice
  22. 22 Solo Female Traveller to New Orleans
  23. 23 Dad and daughter trip to Santa Fe
  24. 24 Wilmington, NC to Raleigh - Anything interesting to see in between?
  25. 25 charleston during Christmas Week
View next 25 » Back to the top