7 days in Chattanooga & St. Thomas Itinerary

7 days in Chattanooga & St. Thomas Itinerary

Make it your trip
Chattanooga, United States
— 3 nights
Fly to Charlotte Amalie, Taxi to East End
East End, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 3 nights
Taxi to Charlotte Amalie, Fly to Chattanooga


Chattanooga, United States — 3 nights

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chattanooga: Atlanta (World of Coca-Cola & Georgia Aquarium). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Ruby Falls, take some stellar pictures from Rock City, witness the site of a historic battle at Chickamauga Battlefield, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (Lovell Field), Huntsville International Carl T Jones Field and Louisville Intercontinental. October in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to East End.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:

East End, U.S. Virgin Islands — 3 nights

Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Coral World Ocean Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Magens Bay, and then stroll through Coki Point Beach. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Main Street, look for gifts at House of Rajah Jewelers, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the East End online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Chattanooga to East End takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to East End. When traveling from Chattanooga in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in East End, with highs around 88°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 78°F. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 21:

St. Thomas travel guide

Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Scuba & Snorkeling
Plan a trip to St. Thomas for a holiday full of duty-free shopping, relaxing, and sightseeing. Although the most commercialized of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas is rich in culture and history. A popular cruise ship destination, the hilly island boasts idyllic beaches, upscale resorts, a lively nightlife, and a fine dining scene. Whether you're looking to visit churches and museums, laze on tropical beaches, or have an outdoor adventure, you won't run out of things to do on St. Thomas.