10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rome
Drive:  6​h
1
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Appomattox
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Kingsport
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Rome

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fort Sumter National Monument as well as Magnolia Cemetery. On the 5th (Sat), stroll the grounds of Magnolia Cemetery, learn more about the world around you at The Charleston Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Charleston trip website .

Rome to Charleston is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Rome in October, Charleston is a bit warmer at night with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Caw Caw Interpretive Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum
Magnolia Cemetery ©
Magnolia Cemetery

3
nights
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.
You've now added Museum of the Bible to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at Museum of the Bible, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, then expand your understanding of the military at U.S. Naval Academy, and then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Washington DC planner .

You can fly from Charleston to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, Washington DC is slightly colder than Charleston - with highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, U.S. Naval Academy, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, see the interesting displays at Rupp House, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Evergreen Cemetery, and finally take in the history at Abraham Lincoln Statue. On the next day, witness the site of a historic battle at Monocacy National Battlefield, contemplate the long history of Dobbin House Tavern, explore the world behind art at Gibson's Photographic Gallery, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Eternal Light Peace Memorial, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at East Cavalry Battlefield.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Washington DC to Gettysburg in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for little chillier nights in Gettysburg, with lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Appomattox.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Monocacy National Battlefield
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Dobbin House Tavern ©
Dobbin House Tavern

1
night
Appomattox

Appomattox ©
Appomattox is a town in Appomattox County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): steep yourself in history at McLean House, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, and then take in the history at Appomattox Station Battlefield Park.

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Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Appomattox takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. October in Appomattox sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kingsport.

Things to do in Appomattox

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Kingsport

Kingsport ©
Kingsport is a city in Sullivan and Hawkins counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): walk around Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium, contemplate the long history of Netherland Inn, and then grab your bike and head to The Kingsport Greenbelt. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Backbone Rock Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kingsport trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Appomattox to Kingsport takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kingsport

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park, Backbone Rock Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium ©
Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium
The Kingsport Greenbelt ©
The Kingsport Greenbelt
Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park ©
Backyard Terrors Dinosaur Park

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