11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Drive
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Ocean City
Drive
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Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
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Drive to Knotts Island, NC, Ferry to Currituck, NC, Drive to Corolla
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Corolla
— 2 nights
Drive to Norfolk, Fly to Atlanta
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bryson City
— 1 night
Drive
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Asheville
— 2 nights
Fly

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Ocean City

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): race across the water with a speed boat tour and then kick back and relax at Ocean City Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ocean City trip itinerary planner.

Washington DC to Ocean City is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Washington DC in July, plan for slightly colder days in Ocean City, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors · Beaches · Tours · Parks

Chincoteague Island

— 1 night
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then explore the striking landscape of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

For reviews and more tourist information, go to the Chincoteague Island online vacation builder.

You can drive from Ocean City to Chincoteague Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Williamsburg

— 1 night

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, then get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg, and then explore the world behind art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg road trip site.

Traveling by car from Chincoteague Island to Williamsburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums · Historic Sites

Virginia Beach

— 1 night

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Military Aviation Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbridge Beach, and then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Virginia Beach using our trip planner.

Getting from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Corolla.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Corolla

— 2 nights
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, then see Off-Road Tours, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, kick back and relax at Currituck Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carova Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Corolla trip app.

Getting from Virginia Beach to Corolla by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Corolla can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Atlanta

— 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 29th (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, then see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, and then admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, take an in-depth tour of William Root House, and then admire the majestic nature at Stone Mountain Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Corolla to Atlanta in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can fly to Bryson City.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bryson City

— 1 night
The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 31st (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and then get engrossed in the history at Mountain Farm Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bryson City trip builder site.

You can fly from Atlanta to Bryson City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and car. Traveling from Atlanta in July, things will get slightly colder in Bryson City: highs are around 83°F and lows about 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Bryson City

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Asheville

— 2 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at New Morning Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Biltmore, then get a taste of the local shopping with Lexington Glassworks, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Asheville online day trip planner.

Drive from Bryson City to Asheville in 1.5 hours. In July in Asheville, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.