34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
New York City
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
Great Falls
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Charlottesville
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cherokee
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Pensacola
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Charlotte
— Few hours
Drive:  11​h
New York City
— 10 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  15​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

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New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial and then stroll through Brighton Beach.

Discover how to plan a New York City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Jerusalem, Israel to New York City is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Brighton Beach
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 31st (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, view the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Rittenhouse Square.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia journey builder app .

You can take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens ©
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Air and Space Museum and National Portrait Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Tomb of the Unknowns and The National Archives Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Baltimore (Fell's Point & Fort McHenry National Monument). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill, and see the interesting displays at Smithsonian Institution Building.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary website .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Great Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Baltimore, Tomb of the Unknowns, Old Town
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Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The National Archives Museum ©
The National Archives Museum

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hours
Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for gifts at American Girl Place and then make a trip to Reston Town Center.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Great Falls journey builder .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Great Falls takes an hour. Traveling from Washington DC in September, Great Falls is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Great Falls

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping

Side Trips

Reston Town Center, American Girl Place
Highlights from your plan
Reston Town Center ©
Reston Town Center
American Girl Place ©
American Girl Place

1
night
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Shenandoah National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Great Falls to Shenandoah National Park in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Shenandoah National Park are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wineries

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Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Charlottesville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Asheville.

Things to do in Charlottesville

#Shopping, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
C'ville Arts ©
C'ville Arts

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Asheville trip tool .

You can fly from Charlottesville to Asheville in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Cherokee.

Things to do in Asheville

#Historic Sites, #Wineries, #Museums

Side Trip

Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Biltmore Estate ©
Biltmore Estate
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards ©
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards
New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery

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hours
Cherokee

Cherokee
The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Plan a trip to Cherokee easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Asheville to Cherokee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Cherokee sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Cherokee

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

3
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimneys Picnic Area, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Thunder Road Distillery, and then admire the verdant scenery at Cades Cove.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Great Smoky Mountains National Park journey builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Cherokee to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Thunder Road Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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night
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
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.
On the 10th (Mon), witness the site of a historic battle at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, then witness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

Plan a Chattanooga trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Take a bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Chattanooga in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. In September, daytime highs in Chattanooga are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR) ©
Tennessee Valley Railroad (TVR)
Rocket Fizz ©
Rocket Fizz

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nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stop by Hatch Show Print.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nashville day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Nashville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trips

Arrington Vineyards, Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Arrington Vineyards ©
Arrington Vineyards
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

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nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 13th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square and then take a stroll through Royal Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner .

Fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in September, plan for much hotter nights in New Orleans, with lows around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pensacola.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trips

Lake End Park, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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Pensacola

Pensacola ©
Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
On the 16th (Sun), stop by Joe Patti's Seafood Company and then learn about all things military at National Naval Aviation Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Quayside, then kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach, and then kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read our Pensacola travel route planning website .

You can drive from New Orleans to Pensacola in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New Orleans in September since evenings lows in Pensacola dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Pensacola

#Beaches, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Pensacola Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach
Quayside ©
Quayside

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore hidden gems such as Stone Mountain Park and Centennial Olympic Park. Do your shopping at Atlanta Farmers Market and Your Dekalb Farmers Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Atlanta: Tellus Science Museum (in Cartersville), Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery (in Talking Rock) and Silver Comet Trail (in Smyrna).

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Atlanta trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pensacola to Atlanta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pensacola to Atlanta. Traveling from Pensacola in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Atlanta, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Atlanta

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Silver Comet Trail, Stone Mountain Park, Atlanta Farmers Market, Your Dekalb Farmers Market, Tellus Science Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park

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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.
For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Charlotte road trip planning app .

You can fly from Atlanta to Charlotte in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charlotte

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nightlife

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New York City

New York City ©
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. Museum-lovers will appreciate American Museum of Natural History and New York Public Library. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, & more), Wright's Farm and Fruit Stand (in Gardiner) and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie). Enjoy New York City some more: stroll through Cupsogue Beach County Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Jenkinson's Boardwalk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and make a trip to Times Square.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City trip builder .

Getting from Charlotte to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Alex Ferrone Gallery, The Amazing Olive, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, The Original Ben Franklin 5 & 10 Store
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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