11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rome
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  12​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Pisgah Forest
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Harkers Island
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Ocracoke
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Rome

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel itinerary planner .

Rome, Italy to Washington DC is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Pisgah Forest.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

1
night
Pisgah Forest

Pisgah Forest ©
Pisgah Forest is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Cradle of Forestry, admire the sheer force of Looking Glass Falls, and then take a peaceful walk through DuPont State Recreational Forest.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pisgah Forest vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Pisgah Forest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In August, Pisgah Forest is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Pisgah Forest

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

DuPont State Recreational Forest
Highlights from your plan
Looking Glass Falls ©
Looking Glass Falls

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 23rd (Fri), examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nashville trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Pisgah Forest to Nashville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pisgah Forest to Nashville. Traveling from Pisgah Forest in August, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Rodrigue Studio, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Nashville, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Harkers Island.

Things to do in New Orleans

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

1
day
Harkers Island

Harkers Island ©
Harkers Island is a census-designated place (CDP) in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Shackleford Banks and then identify plant and animal life at Cape Lookout National Seashore.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Harkers Island sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from New Orleans to Harkers Island with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in August since evenings lows in Harkers Island dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Harkers Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cape Lookout National Seashore ©
Cape Lookout National Seashore
Shackleford Banks ©
Shackleford Banks

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): kick back and relax at Ocracoke Beach Fires, then get engrossed in the history at Ocracoke Preservation Museum, and then kick back and relax at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Springers Point and then kick back and relax at Ocracoke Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ocracoke day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Harkers Island to Ocracoke takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Springers Point ©
Springers Point
Ocracoke Preservation Museum ©
Ocracoke Preservation Museum

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