28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  27​h
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Mill Run
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Lancaster
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Warm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
White Sulphur Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Beckley
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Roanoke
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Pipestem
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Galax
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Winston Salem
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Jacksonville
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  18​h
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
Melbourne

2
days
New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Central Park and then don't miss a visit to Times Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City itinerary builder.

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Melbourne to New York City. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in November; daily highs in New York City reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Sightseeing Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park
9/11 Memorial
Rockefeller Center

1
day
Niagara Falls

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then stop by Smokin Joes Native Center, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Niagara.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 10°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Mill Run.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls
Aquarium of Niagara
Smokin Joes Native Center

1
day
Mill Run

Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fallingwater and then immerse yourself in nature at Ohiopyle State Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mill Run custom trip planner.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Mill Run in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. December in Mill Run sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Mill Run

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trip

Ohiopyle State Park
Highlights from your plan
Ohiopyle State Park
Fallingwater

2
days
Lancaster

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
On the 3rd (Sun), get in on the family fun at Dutch Wonderland and then appreciate the views at Longwood Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Hersheypark.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lancaster vacation builder.

You can drive from Mill Run to Lancaster in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. While traveling from Mill Run, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lancaster, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Lancaster

Theme Parks Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Hersheypark
Highlights from your plan
Hersheypark
Longwood Gardens
Dutch Wonderland

few
hours
Harpers Ferry

With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry trip planner.

You can drive from Lancaster to Harpers Ferry in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Lancaster in December since evenings lows in Harpers Ferry dip to -3°C. You'll set off for Warm Springs on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Outdoors Sightseeing

1
day
Warm Springs

Warm Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Bath County, Virginia, United States. On the 5th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Green Bank Observatory and then stroll through Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Warm Springs custom trip planner.

Drive from Harpers Ferry to Warm Springs in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Harpers Ferry in December, plan for little chillier days in Warm Springs, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -4°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to White Sulphur Springs.

Things to do in Warm Springs

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Green Bank Observatory, Snowshoe Mountain Resort, Natural Bridge Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Snowshoe Mountain Resort
Natural Bridge Caverns
Green Bank Observatory

1
day
White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): Head underground at Lost World Caverns.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read White Sulphur Springs vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Warm Springs to White Sulphur Springs takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel to Beckley.

Things to do in White Sulphur Springs

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lost World Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Lost World Caverns

1
day
Beckley

Beckley is a city and county seat of Raleigh County located in West Virginia, United States. On the 7th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Tamarack and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Beckley trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from White Sulphur Springs to Beckley takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Beckley

Museums Sightseeing Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tamarack

few
hours
Charleston

Charleston is the capital and largest city of the State of West Virginia. To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Charleston trip generator.

You can drive from Beckley to Charleston in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Charleston sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Roanoke.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Childrens Museums Sightseeing
Highlights from your plan
West Virginia State Capitol

1
day
Roanoke

Roanoke is an independent city in the southern U.S. To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Roanoke holiday planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Roanoke in 3 hours. Traveling from Charleston in December, expect Roanoke to be somewhat warmer, temps between 14°C and 2°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off toPipestem.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trips

National D-Day Memorial, Smith Mountain Lake
Highlights from your plan
National D-Day Memorial
City Market

few
hours
Pipestem

Pipestem is an unincorporated community in Summers County, West Virginia, United States. For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pipestem travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Roanoke to Pipestem in 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Roanoke in December, with highs in Pipestem at 7°C and lows at -1°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off toGalax.

Things to do in Pipestem

Parks Outdoors Nature

few
hours
Galax

Galax is an independent city in the southwestern part of the Commonwealth of Virginia. To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Galax sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Pipestem to Galax takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Winston Salem.

Things to do in Galax

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Blue Ridge Music Center

few
hours
Winston Salem

Winston-Salem is a city in and the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Winston Salem trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Galax to Winston Salem in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Galax in December, you will find days in Winston Salem are somewhat warmer (12°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Charlotte.

Things to do in Winston Salem

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Zipline

few
hours
Charlotte

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Charlotte vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Winston Salem to Charlotte takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Winston Salem in December, expect nights in Charlotte to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Charlotte

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games

1
day
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Charleston itinerary builder.

Getting from Charlotte to Charleston by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Charlotte in December since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Battery & White Point Gardens

few
hours
Savannah

Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Savannah trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Savannah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Savannah, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours Outdoors Sightseeing

few
hours
Jacksonville

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Jacksonville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Savannah in December, Jacksonville is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan

4
days
Orlando

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 16th (Sat) at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and stop by The LEGO Store.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Orlando custom trip planner.

You can drive from Jacksonville to Orlando in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December in Orlando, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort

5
days
New York City

Kids will enjoy The Rink At Rockefeller Center and Rose Center for Earth and Space. Enjoy New York City some more: don't miss a visit to 61 Broadway, stroll through Bryant Park, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, and meet the residents at Central Park Zoo.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip generator.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in December, things will get much colder in New York City: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Sightseeing Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
61 Broadway
The Rink At Rockefeller Center
Rose Center for Earth and Space

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