11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Drive:  6​h
1
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Charlotte

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in and the county seat of Scioto County, Ohio, United States. Get outdoors at The Highlands Nature Sanctuary and Shawnee State Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like John Rankin House and John Parker House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portsmouth: Grant Boyhood Home (in Georgetown) and Bainbridge Dental Museum (in Bainbridge - Ross County). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Portsmouth Floodwall Mural and stop by Ghosts in the Attic.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portsmouth trip itinerary maker app .

Charlotte to Portsmouth is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Charlotte in July, you will find days in Portsmouth are little chillier (85°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ripley, Bainbridge - Ross County, Grant Boyhood Home
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John Parker House ©
John Parker House
John Rankin House ©
John Rankin House
Grant Boyhood Home ©
Grant Boyhood Home

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Cleveland Museum of Natural History, then don't miss a visit to University Circle, then stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery, and finally look for gifts at b.a. Sweetie Candy Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at The Holden Arboretum, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then step aboard USS Cod Submarine Memorial, and finally examine the collection at International Women's Air & Space Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cleveland trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Cleveland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Portsmouth in July, plan for slightly colder days in Cleveland, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Holden Arboretum
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Lake View Cemetery ©
Lake View Cemetery
Cleveland Museum of Natural History ©
The Holden Arboretum ©
The Holden Arboretum

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Hole State Park.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Niagara Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Cleveland in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Niagara Falls, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park

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Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
On the 12th (Fri), examine the collection at Roadside America, take in nature's colorful creations at Hershey Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Hershey's Chocolate World, and finally learn about winemaking at Cullari Vineyards and Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Hans Herr House Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Rock Ford Plantation, then stop by Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics, and finally find something for the whole family at Adventure Sports in Hershey.

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Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Hershey takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Niagara Falls in July since evenings lows in Hershey dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Hershey

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics, Rock Ford Plantation, Roadside America, Hans Herr House Museum
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Roadside America ©
Roadside America
Hershey's Chocolate World ©
Hershey's Chocolate World
Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics ©
Olio Olive Oils & Balsamics

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
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 14th (Sun): steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, then steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, then admire the striking features of Historic Christ Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Saude Creek Vineyards. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Jamestown Settlement, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Bede Catholic Church, then examine the collection at Virginia Musical Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern, and finally learn about winemaking at Silver Hand Meadery.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg online road trip planner .

You can drive from Hershey to Williamsburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Historic Christ Church, Saude Creek Vineyards
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Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Historic Christ Church ©
Historic Christ Church