12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: San Antonio

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): step aboard Jamestown Settlement, then steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, and then make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Williamsburg day trip site .

San Antonio to Williamsburg is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Williamsburg due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in August; daily highs in Williamsburg reach 89°F and lows reach 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
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St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Williamsburg to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stop by Palmetto Distillery, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach, and finally experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Myrtle Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 9th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, make a trip to H. L. Hunley, then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On the next day, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour and then contemplate the long history of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Charleston holiday site .

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Charleston sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

H. L. Hunley
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

3
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: The Church of the Cross (in Bluffton) and Hilton Head (Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, walk around Forsyth Park, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah itinerary planner .

Drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Savannah are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilton Head, The Church of the Cross
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours

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