10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
1
Eureka Springs
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Natchez
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Orange Beach
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Pisgah Forest
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  6​h
5
Corolla
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  5​h 15​min
6
Ocracoke
— 1 day
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Hatteras Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs ©
Nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, the whole town of Eureka Springs is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
On the 25th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cosmic Cavern. Keep things going the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Pea Ridge National Military Park, then explore the activities along Beaver Lake, then learn about winemaking at Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7, and finally take a stroll through Eureka Springs Historical Downtown.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Eureka Springs online tour planner .

Washington DC to Eureka Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Eureka Springs due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Eureka Springs

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pea Ridge National Military Park, Cosmic Cavern
Highlights from your plan
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church ©
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church
Pea Ridge National Military Park ©
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Eureka Springs Historical Downtown ©

1
day
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Rosalie Mansion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, then learn about winemaking at Old South Winery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Natchez City Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Natchez trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Eureka Springs to Natchez in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, train, and car; or drive. August in Natchez sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Rosalie Mansion ©
Rosalie Mansion
Natchez City Cemetery ©
Natchez City Cemetery
Stanton Hall ©
Stanton Hall

1
day
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 28th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Shores Public Beach.

Before you visit Orange Beach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Natchez to Orange Beach in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Orange Beach can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pisgah Forest.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Gulf Shores Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
Pisgah Forest

Pisgah Forest ©
Pisgah Forest is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Looking Glass Falls, sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, and then identify plant and animal life at DuPont State Recreational Forest.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pisgah Forest tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Orange Beach to Pisgah Forest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Orange Beach in August, expect Pisgah Forest to be slightly colder, temps between 82°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Corolla.

Things to do in Pisgah Forest

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

DuPont State Recreational Forest, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Looking Glass Falls ©
Looking Glass Falls
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest

1
night
Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Currituck Beach, then trek along Currituck Banks Reserve, and then explore the galleries of Whalehead in Historic Corolla. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then kick back and relax at Carova Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Corolla road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Pisgah Forest to Corolla in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Pisgah Forest in August since evenings lows in Corolla dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wright Brothers National Memorial, Carova Beach, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Currituck Beach ©
Currituck Beach
Currituck Banks Reserve ©
Currituck Banks Reserve
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
day
Ocracoke

Ocracoke ©
Ocracoke is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island, located entirely within Hyde County, North Carolina. On the 1st (Sat), stroll the grounds of British Cemetery, take in the exciting artwork at Over the Moon, then get engrossed in the history at Ocracoke Preservation Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ocracoke online journey planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Corolla to Ocracoke takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
British Cemetery ©
British Cemetery
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach ©
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach
Ocracoke Preservation Museum ©
Ocracoke Preservation Museum

2
nights
Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, examine the collection at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, and then kick back and relax at Frisco Beach.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hatteras Island online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Ocracoke to Hatteras Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. In September in Hatteras Island, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hatteras National Seashore ©
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Frisco Beach ©
Frisco Beach
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

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