11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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— 2 nights
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Swan Quarter, NC, Ferry to Ocracoke
— 1 night
Hatteras Island
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night


Leesburg — 2 nights

Leesburg is a historic town within and the county seat of Loudoun County, Virginia. Take a break from Leesburg with a short trip to Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at George C. Marshall's Dodona Manor, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Catoctin Creek Distillery, get some fabulous bargains at Leesburg Premium Outlets, and take in the pleasant sights at Oatlands Historic House & Garden.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Leesburg day trip planning website.

Rochester to Leesburg is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Leesburg can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Manteo.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping
Side Trips

Manteo, Roanoke Island — 2 nights

Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stop by The Christmas Shop, then immerse yourself in nature at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabethan Gardens.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Manteo trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Leesburg to Manteo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, subway, train, bus, and car. Traveling from Leesburg in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 61°F in Manteo. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Ocracoke.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Ocracoke — 1 night

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. To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ocracoke road trip planning website.

Getting from Manteo to Ocracoke by combination of car and ferry takes about 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hatteras Island.
Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Hatteras Island — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, make a trip to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, and then take a leisurely stroll along Avon Fishing Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Lee Robinson's General Store and then examine the collection at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hatteras Island trip itinerary website.

Ride a ferry from Ocracoke to Hatteras Island in 2 hours. In May in Hatteras Island, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 63°F at night. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Leland.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Side Trip

Leland — 2 nights

Leland is a town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): walk around Soundside Park, then take a leisurely stroll along Surf City Pier, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Salty Turtle Beer Co... On the next day, take in the waterfront at Brunswick Riverwalk at Belville and then tee off at Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Leland online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Hatteras Island to Leland in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May in Leland, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fredericksburg.
Parks · Golf · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trip

Fredericksburg — 1 night

Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. On the 31st (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Episcopal Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fredericksburg journey maker.

You can drive from Leland to Fredericksburg in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Leland in May, things will get slightly colder in Fredericksburg: highs are around 76°F and lows about 56°F. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Outer Banks travel guide

Lighthouses · History Museums · Piers & Boardwalks
A trip to Outer Banks takes visitors to a string of barrier islands just off the North Carolina coast. A holiday in Outer Banks is a chance to explore 320 km (200 mi) of state parks, open sea beaches, and wreck diving sites. It's also the perfect chance to visit Roanoke Island, England's original settlement in the New World. For those looking to add a bit of adrenaline to their experience, a vacation in Outer Banks delivers many different fishing options and methods, some of which hark back to the first European settlers in this part of the world.