12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  5​h
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Stamford

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.
On the 15th (Fri), see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument. On the next day, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC journey builder app .

New York City to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Washington DC are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

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You can fly from Washington DC to Charleston in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in November, things will get a bit warmer in Charleston: highs are around 68°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Keep things going the next day: get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then walk around Forsyth Park, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip planner .

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Ghost & Vampire Tours
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

1
night
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
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 24th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Virginia Beach journey planning website .

You can fly from Savannah to Virginia Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Savannah in November, expect Virginia Beach to be a bit cooler, temps between 62°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Virginia Beach to Philadelphia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Virginia Beach in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Philadelphia: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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