13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Salina
— 2 nights
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Drive to Wichita Eisenhower National Airport, Fly to Newport News Williamsburg International Airport, Drive to Williamsburg
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
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Raleigh
— 1 night
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Wrightsville Beach
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Bozeman
— 1 night
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Salina

— 2 nights
Salina is a city in and the county seat of Saline County, Kansas, United States., the city population was 47,707. Museum-lovers will appreciate Strataca and Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hillboro Museums and OZ Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to St. John Nepomucene Catholic Church (in Marion) and Heritage Center of Dickinson County (in Abilene). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Smoky Hill Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salina trip maker app.

Wichita to Salina is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in February, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Salina

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 1 night

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Yorktown Battlefield, steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg and then admire the masterpieces at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Salina to Williamsburg. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Salina in February, expect Williamsburg to be a bit warmer, temps between 54°F and 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Raleigh.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Raleigh

— 1 night

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 6th (Sat), get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, see the interesting displays at North Carolina Museum of History, and then admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Raleigh journey planner.

Drive from Williamsburg to Raleigh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Raleigh, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 35°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Wrightsville Beach.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums · Childrens Museums

Wrightsville Beach

— 1 night
Wrightsville Beach is a town in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wrightsville Beach route planning app.

Traveling by car from Raleigh to Wrightsville Beach takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Raleigh in February: highs in Wrightsville Beach hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Wrightsville Beach

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Moultrie and Aiken-Rhett House. Museum-lovers will get to explore Nathaniel Russell House and The Charleston Museum. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree, ponder the design of Pineapple Fountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach, and settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Charleston sightseeing planner.

Getting from Wrightsville Beach to Charleston by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in February, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 2 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 11th (Thu), examine the collection at The National WWII Museum and then see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then make a trip to Jackson Square, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary website.

Getting from Charleston to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charleston to New Orleans. While traveling from Charleston, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bozeman

— 1 night
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): engage your brain at Museum of the Rockies.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bozeman trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Bozeman in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Bozeman, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Orleans in February; daily highs in Bozeman reach 36°F and lows reach 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bozeman

Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your 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.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.

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.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.

Louisiana travel guide

4.3
Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.