12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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West Palm Beach
— 1 day
Drive
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Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly to Atlanta, Bus to Chattanooga
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Chattanooga
— 1 day
Drive
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Knoxville
— 3 nights
Fly
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Baltimore
— 1 night
Fly
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Rochester
— 1 night
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Burlington
— 1 night
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West Palm Beach — 1 day

Orchid City

With a warm climate and sandy stretches, it's no surprise that West Palm Beach is a popular vacation spot.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, take in the exciting artwork at Habatat Galleries, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Box Gallery.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read West Palm Beach online journey planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to West Palm Beach is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Reykjavik to West Palm Beach. Traveling from Reykjavik in August, things will get warmer in West Palm Beach: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Savannah.
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Museums · Shopping

Savannah — 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get in touch with nature at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and The Bike Doctor. Visit The Church of the Cross and St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church for their historical value. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Kitchens on the Square, and learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Savannah route builder tool.

Do a combination of train and flight from West Palm Beach to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Savannah, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Chattanooga.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trips

Chattanooga — 1 day

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Coker Museum - Honest Charley and then enjoy some music at Songbirds Guitar and Pop Culture Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chattanooga trip maker website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Savannah to Chattanooga in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Knoxville.
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Museums · Tours · Nightlife · Fun & Games

Knoxville — 3 nights

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking and Little River Road. Noah Bud Ogle Cabin and James White Fort will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Knoxville to Gatlinburg to see Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of East Tennesse Historical Society, admire the masterpieces at Knoxville Museum of Art, and gain insight at University of Tennessee.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Knoxville day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Knoxville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Knoxville, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Baltimore.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Baltimore — 1 night

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Geppi's Entertainment Museum and then take a tour of USS Torsk. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary and then take an in-depth tour of House of the Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Baltimore tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Knoxville to Baltimore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Baltimore are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to fly to Rochester.
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Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Rochester — 1 night

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 16th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church and then contemplate the long history of Stone-Tolan House Historic Site.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rochester itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Baltimore to Rochester takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Baltimore in August; daily highs in Rochester reach 31°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Burlington.
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Historic Sites

Burlington — 1 night

Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Chittenden County. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see what you can catch with 3rd Alarm Charters & Guide Service and then walk around Oakledge Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Burlington, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Rochester to Burlington in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Burlington sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.
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Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
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United States travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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Maryland travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.
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Finger Lakes travel guide

4.4
Wineries & Vineyards · State Parks · Specialty Museums
New York's Wine Country
Defined by wine and water, the Finger Lakes region includes 11 elongated bodies of water spread over 130 km (80 mi) of rolling countryside in the northern section of the state of New York. In addition to the picturesque waterways, the Finger Lakes' main vacation attraction is its more than 100 wineries: the area is a top wine region, often referred to as the East Coast's answer to California's Napa Valley. Tour the wineries and recreational areas dotting the slopes above the lakes, but don't forget to include a trip or two to the region's vibrant towns, known for their lively culinary and nightlife scenes.
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