12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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St. Augustine
— 1 night
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Wilmington
— 1 night
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
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Alexandria
— 2 nights
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Charlottesville
— 1 night
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Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
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Saint Simons Island
— 1 day
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St. Augustine

— 1 night
St. On the 22nd (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine journey maker website.

Miami to St. Augustine is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in May, St. Augustine is little chillier at night with lows of 67°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 23rd (Sun), make a trip to Historic River Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then walk around Forsyth Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

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Getting from St. Augustine to Savannah by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Savannah are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Wilmington

— 1 night
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take a tour of Battleship North Carolina, then stop by Cape Fear Spice Merchants, then admire the striking features of Bellamy Mansion, and finally learn about winemaking at Noni Bacca Winery.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Wilmington trip itinerary site.

Fly from Savannah to Wilmington in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, then sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, then go for a walk through King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach travel route planner.

Drive from Wilmington to Virginia Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Alexandria.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Alexandria

— 2 nights
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
On the 28th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Little Library and then see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Old Town, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Alexandria day trip planning website.

Fly from Virginia Beach to Alexandria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Alexandria are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Charlottesville

— 1 night

Hoo-Ville

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of subway and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails
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Myrtle Beach

— 1 night
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Pee Dee Bicycle, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach, and finally catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach day trip planner.

Fly from Charlottesville to Myrtle Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Charlottesville in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Myrtle Beach, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Saint Simons Island.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Saint Simons Island

— 1 day
St. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection at St. Simons Lighthouse Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Saint Simons Island trip planning site.

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Saint Simons Island by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, train, and taxi; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Simons Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.