12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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New York City
— 2 nights
Train
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive
3
Reedville
— 1 night
Drive
4
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly
5
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive
6
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive
7
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly
8
Port Saint Joe
— 1 night
Drive
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Clearwater
— 1 day
Fly

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New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 15th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Tiffany & Co. and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City road trip planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tallinn to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tallinn in September, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, walk around Palmyra Cove Nature Park, and then identify plant and animal life at The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia online trip builder.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Reedville.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Reedville

— 1 night
Reedville is an unincorporated town in Northumberland County in the Northern Neck region of the U.S. state of Virginia. On the 19th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Hughlett Point Natural Area.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Reedville trip maker website.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Reedville in 5 hours. In September in Reedville, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Reedville

Wildlife · Parks

Washington DC

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): walk around Gulf Branch Nature Center, then identify plant and animal life at Hidden Oaks Nature Center, and then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Reedville to Washington DC takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach

— 1 night
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 21st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Myrtle Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Asheville

— 1 night

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 22nd (Sun), look for gifts at ZaPow!, indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Asheville sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Asheville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Asheville, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Atlanta.

Things to do in Asheville

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 23rd (Mon), trek along East Palisades Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Reynolds Nature Preserve, and then hike along Constitution Lakes.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Atlanta using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Atlanta when traveling from Asheville in September, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Saint Joe.

Things to do in Atlanta

Wildlife · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Saint Joe

— 1 night
Port St. On the 24th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Mexico Beach, then stop by Downtown Books & Purl, and then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Port Saint Joe road trip tool.

Getting from Atlanta to Port Saint Joe by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Port Saint Joe can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Port Saint Joe

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Clearwater

— 1 day

Fun and Sun for All

Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
On the 25th (Wed), kick back and relax at Indian Rocks Beach Access, then learn about winemaking at Murielle Winery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Clearwater Beach.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Clearwater trip planner.

You can drive from Port Saint Joe to Clearwater in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Clearwater sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Clearwater

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
Casinos · Specialty Museums · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.