12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Drive:  10​h
1
Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Emerald Isle
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Surf City, Topsail Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Southport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Millboro
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
You've now added Skyline Drive to your itinerary.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Shenandoah National Park road trip planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Toronto in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Shenandoah National Park: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Emerald Isle.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

1
day
Emerald Isle

Emerald Isle ©
Emerald Isle is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier and then stroll through The Point.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Emerald Isle road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Shenandoah National Park to Emerald Isle. Traveling from Shenandoah National Park in September, Emerald Isle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Surf City.

Things to do in Emerald Isle

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier ©
Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier

1
night
Surf City, Topsail Island

Surf City ©
Surf City is a town in Pender and Onslow counties in the U.S. To find out how to plan a trip to Surf City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Emerald Isle to Surf City in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Southport.

Things to do in Surf City

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Shipwreck Point Golf ©
Shipwreck Point Golf

1
night
Southport

Southport
Southport is a city in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Oak Island Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Southport trip builder app .

You can drive from Surf City to Southport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. September in Southport sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Southport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bald Head Island Beach, Oak Island Beach

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 18th (Wed), get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach visit site .

Traveling by car from Southport to Myrtle Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Myrtle Beach are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Adventure Transportation

Side Trip

Windy Hill Beach
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Windy Hill Beach ©
Windy Hill Beach
Hollywood Wax Museum ©
Hollywood Wax Museum

3
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Edmondston-Alston House, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston trip maker website .

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Folly Beach, The Center for Birds of Prey, Isle of Palms Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a city in Florence County, South Carolina, United States, and it is probably best known for the intersection of I-95 and I-20, and the eastern terminus of I-20. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): find something for the whole family at South of the Border, then engage your brain at Florence County Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Cottle Strawberry Farm. On the next day, tee off at The Traces Golf Club, pause for some serene contemplation at Florence Baptist Temple, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Seminar Brewing.

Discover how to plan a Florence trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Charleston to Florence in 2.5 hours. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Millboro.

Things to do in Florence

Golf Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

South of the Border
Highlights from your plan
Florence County Museum ©
Florence County Museum
Seminar Brewing ©
Seminar Brewing
South of the Border ©
South of the Border

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night
Millboro

Millboro ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes George Washington & Jefferson National Forests. On the 1st (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Greenbrier River Trail and then take a peaceful walk through George Washington & Jefferson National Forests.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Millboro trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Florence to Millboro takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, Millboro is little chillier than Florence - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Millboro

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Earth, Fire, & Spirit Pottery, Goshen Pass, Greenbrier River Trail
Highlights from your plan
Goshen Pass ©
Goshen Pass
Earth, Fire, & Spirit Pottery ©
Earth, Fire, & Spirit Pottery

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