12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Winston Salem
Drive:  7​h
1
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Atlantic City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Lancaster
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Gettysburg
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h
End: Winston Salem

2
nights
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.
You've now added Busch Gardens Williamsburg to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg day trip app .

Winston Salem to Williamsburg is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks
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Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

2
nights
Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): try to win big at Caesars Atlantic City Casino and then take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): try your luck at Harrah's Atlantic City Casino, then stroll around Brighton Park, then stop by Wildwood Boardwalk, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May City Beaches.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Atlantic City online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Williamsburg to Atlantic City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Williamsburg in August, expect Atlantic City to be slightly colder, temps between 84°F and 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping

Side Trips

Wildwood Boardwalk, Cape May City Beaches
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Wildwood Boardwalk ©
Wildwood Boardwalk
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

7
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, go for a walk through Times Square, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder tool .

You can drive from Atlantic City to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. Traveling from Atlantic City in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

few
hours
Lancaster

Lancaster
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lancaster journey maker tool .

You can drive from New York City to Lancaster in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, Lancaster is slightly colder at night with lows of 62°F. On the 14th (Fri), you're off toGettysburg.

Things to do in Lancaster

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

few
hours
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.
On the 14th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and then admire the architecture and history at Abraham Lincoln Statue.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Lancaster to Gettysburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Historic Sites
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