7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
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Fly + subway + train:  5​h 30​min
Harpers Ferry
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
State College
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Scotland Neck
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Asheville
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Highlands
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
Washington DC
— 1 night
End: Washington DC

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): try your luck at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races and then hike along Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Harpers Ferry day trip app .

Charlotte to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, subway, and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Charlotte in October, with highs in Harpers Ferry at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to State College.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trip

Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
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Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races ©

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State College

State College ©
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. On the 17th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park, then learn about winemaking at Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, and then work some fitness into your day at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center.

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Drive from Harpers Ferry to State College in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Harpers Ferry, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in State College, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Scotland Neck.

Things to do in State College

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Seven Mountains Wine Cellars, Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park
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Millbrook Marsh Nature Center ©
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center
Seven Mountains Wine Cellars ©
Seven Mountains Wine Cellars
Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park ©
Penn's Cave & Wildlife Park

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Scotland Neck

Scotland Neck ©
Scotland Neck is a town in Halifax County, North Carolina, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Sylvan Heights Bird Park.

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You can drive from State College to Scotland Neck in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from State College in October, you will find days in Scotland Neck are much warmer (37°C), and nights are a bit warmer (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Scotland Neck

#Wildlife, #Parks
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Sylvan Heights Bird Park ©
Sylvan Heights Bird Park

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Saint Lawrence, and then learn about winemaking at Biltmore Estate.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Asheville online day trip planner .

Drive from Scotland Neck to Asheville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Scotland Neck in October; daily highs in Asheville reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Highlands.

Things to do in Asheville

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
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Biltmore Estate ©
Biltmore Estate
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum
Basilica of Saint Lawrence ©
Basilica of Saint Lawrence

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Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Dry Falls and then take in the awesome beauty at Whiteside Mountain.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Highlands trip planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Highlands in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. In October in Highlands, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Highlands

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Whiteside Mountain
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Whiteside Mountain ©
Whiteside Mountain
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stroll through National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Highlands to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Highlands in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
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Lincoln Memorial ©
Lincoln Memorial
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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