16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Zurich
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Philadelphia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
Hamilton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Atlantic City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
Cape May
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Baltimore
— 1 night
train:  45​min
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Norfolk
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Daytona Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Hilton Head
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  12​h 15​min
Zurich

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip itinerary builder app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Philadelphia is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Zurich to Philadelphia, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect Philadelphia to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hamilton.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

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Hamilton

Hamilton ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Princeton University. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Sesame Place.

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Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Hamilton takes an hour. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, Hamilton is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Hamilton

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Lakota Wolf Preserve, Land of Make Believe & Pirate's Cove, Sesame Place, Princeton University
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Sesame Place ©
Sesame Place
Land of Make Believe & Pirate's Cove ©
Princeton University ©
Princeton University

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Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
On the 10th (Tue), wander the streets of Ocean City Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk, then don't miss a visit to Lucy the Elephant, and finally take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at Caesars Atlantic City Casino, then head off the coast to Long Beach Island, and then try to win big at Borgata Casino.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Atlantic City trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Hamilton to Atlantic City takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Atlantic City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Atlantic City

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ocean City, Lucy the Elephant, Long Beach Island
Highlights from your plan
Caesars Atlantic City Casino ©
Caesars Atlantic City Casino
Ocean City Boardwalk ©
Ocean City Boardwalk
Long Beach Island ©
Long Beach Island

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Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
On the 12th (Thu), kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches, then see the interesting displays at Cape May Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach, and finally look for gifts at Wildwood Boardwalk.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cape May trip planner .

Traveling by car from Atlantic City to Cape May takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Cape May sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 13th (Fri), you're off toBaltimore.

Things to do in Cape May

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Wildwood
Highlights from your plan
Wildwood Beach ©
Wildwood Beach
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Wildwood Boardwalk ©
Wildwood Boardwalk

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day
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Walters Art Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Inner Harbor, and then explore and take pictures at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Baltimore day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Cape May to Baltimore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Cape May in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Baltimore, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. You'll set off for Washington DC on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Baltimore

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Inner Harbor ©
Inner Harbor
Oriole Park at Camden Yards ©
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
The Walters Art Museum ©
The Walters Art Museum

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day
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip app .

Traveling by train from Baltimore to Washington DC takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Norfolk.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

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Norfolk

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get curious at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Norfolk route maker .

Fly from Washington DC to Norfolk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will leave for Charlotte on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Norfolk

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Virginia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

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day
Charlotte

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.
On the 16th (Mon), see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then examine the collection at The Billy Graham Library, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Charlotte online holiday builder .

You can fly from Norfolk to Charlotte in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Charlotte

#Museums, #Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Billy Graham Library ©
The Billy Graham Library
Room Escape Games
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

1
day
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 17th (Tue), sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, steep yourself in history at Castillo de San Marcos, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the St. Augustine sightseeing planning website .

You can fly from Charlotte to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Castillo de San Marcos ©
Castillo de San Marcos

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Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach at Daytona Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ormond Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Daytona Beach trip maker .

Drive from St. Augustine to Daytona Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Daytona Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

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Jacksonville

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, and then identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville sightseeing planner .

Drive from Daytona Beach to Jacksonville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Jacksonville

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens ©
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens
The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens ©

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Savannah Historic District.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Savannah trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jacksonville to Savannah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Oatland Island Wildlife Center ©
Oatland Island Wildlife Center
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
On the 21st (Sat), try for a hole-in-one at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Hilton Head trip planner .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Hilton Head takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf ©
Pirate's Island Adventure Golf
Fishing Charters & Tours

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