While in horse country, don’t miss the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington), just ½ mile off the freeway. There you’ll find the famed Secretariat statue, the International Museum of the Horse, and perhaps even a horse show in progress.
If you’ve never been to Chattanooga, you might want to start a day there at Ruby Falls, the world’s tallest underground waterfall located below the surface of Lookout Mountain. Then head to Rock City, located on the Georgia side of Lookout Mountain. It’s a true marvel of nature with massive rock formations, gardens and breathtaking panoramic views!
In Atlanta, don’t miss the Georgia Aquarium and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Or perhaps the College Football Hall of Fame piques your interest. You’ll find yourself in downtown Atlanta where one never has to look far for something fun to do!
In Charlotte, you’ll find the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the Billy Graham Library or historic Rosedale Plantation. Stop by the Whitehall Technology Park to see Metalmorphosis, a spinning stainless-steel sculpture that morphs into the shape of a giant metal head.
In South Carolina’s oldest and second-largest city of Charleston, there’s an abundance of dining options and things to see. Check out Charleston City Market, the cultural heart of the city and one of the nation’s oldest public markets, where you can find eclectic, revolving and evolving wares in a fun shopping atmosphere.
St. Augustine, FL
As America’s oldest city founded in 1565, St. Augustine has a distinctly Spanish flare and a wonderfully preserved historic district. Just north of town, golf fanatics won’t want to miss the World Golf Hall of Fame. The St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum also provides some amazing views.