13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Petersburg
Drive:  3 h 30 min
1
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
4
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Homestead
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Sanibel Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
7
Gainesville
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
9
Birmingham
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
11
Knoxville
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
12
Natural Bridge
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Petersburg

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Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stop by For the Love of Chocolate, visit Fan District, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge, and finally walk around Capitol Square Park.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Richmond trip planning site.

Petersburg to Richmond is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. Traveling from Petersburg in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Richmond, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge
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Capitol Square Park ©
Capitol Square Park
Fan District ©
Fan District
For the Love of Chocolate ©
For the Love of Chocolate

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then identify plant and animal life at Masonboro Island Reserve, then kick back and relax at Carolina Beach, and finally look for gifts at The Veggie Wagon.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Wilmington trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Wilmington takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In June in Wilmington, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Carolina Beach
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Masonboro Island Reserve ©
Masonboro Island Reserve
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Veggie Wagon ©
The Veggie Wagon

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): learn about all things military at The Powder Magazine, take an in-depth tour of Gibbes Museum of Art, head outdoors with On Purpose Adventures, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Charleston Distilling Company, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Revelry Brewing.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Charleston online day trip planner.

Getting from Wilmington to Charleston by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Gibbes Museum of Art ©
Gibbes Museum of Art
On Purpose Adventures ©
On Purpose Adventures
Revelry Brewing ©
Revelry Brewing

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. On the 4th (Thu), stop by So Mermazing, take an in-depth tour of Government House Museum, take an in-depth tour of Medieval Torture Museum, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take an in-depth tour of Old Florida Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine tour planner.

You can drive from Charleston to St. Augustine in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In June, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Homestead.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Medieval Torture Museum ©
Medieval Torture Museum
Parasailing & Paragliding
Old Florida Museum ©
Old Florida Museum

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night
Homestead

Homestead ©
Homestead is a city within Miami-Dade County in the U.S. On the 5th (Fri), bet on your favorite at Homestead Miami Speedway, go for a stroll along the water at Black Point Park and Marina, then look for all kinds of wild species at Everglades Outpost Wildlife Refuge, then see the interesting displays at Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum, and finally walk around Losner Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Homestead trip itinerary planning site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from St. Augustine to Homestead in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daytime highs in Homestead are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Homestead

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Black Point Park and Marina ©
Black Point Park and Marina
Everglades Outpost Wildlife Refuge ©
Everglades Outpost Wildlife Refuge
Homestead Miami Speedway ©
Homestead Miami Speedway

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Sanibel Island

Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Gulfside Beach, and then get outside with Whitney's Bait and Tackle.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sanibel Island holiday website.

Drive from Homestead to Sanibel Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Gainesville.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulfside Beach ©
Gulfside Beach

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Gainesville

Gainesville ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stroll around A Nan Buddhist Statue Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Prairie Creek Preserve, then grab your bike and head to Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail, and finally do a tasting at Bluefield Estate Winery.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gainesville trip itinerary site.

Getting from Sanibel Island to Gainesville by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. In June in Gainesville, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Gainesville

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail ©
Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail
Prairie Creek Preserve ©
Prairie Creek Preserve
Bluefield Estate Winery ©
Bluefield Estate Winery

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night
Panama City Beach

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
On the 8th (Mon), glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, then take advantage of the amenities at Carillon Beach, and then don't miss a visit to SkyWheel Panama City Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip website.

Traveling by car from Gainesville to Panama City Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in June, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Carillon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
SkyWheel Panama City Beach ©
SkyWheel Panama City Beach

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Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at Southern Museum of Flight, look for all kinds of wild species at Ruffner Mountain, then take an in-depth tour of Negro Southern League Museum, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Red Mountain Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Birmingham day trip app.

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Birmingham in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Panama City Beach to Birmingham is minus 1 hour. June in Birmingham sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ruffner Mountain ©
Ruffner Mountain
Red Mountain Park ©
Red Mountain Park
Southern Museum of Flight ©
Southern Museum of Flight

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bluff View Art District, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, explore the galleries of Hunter Museum of American Art, then examine the collection at Coker Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chattanooga sightseeing site.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Chattanooga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Chattanooga are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Knoxville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hunter Museum of American Art ©
Hunter Museum of American Art
Bluff View Art District ©
Bluff View Art District
Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery ©
Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at UT Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, then take an in-depth tour of East Tennesse Historical Society, and finally sample the fine beverages at Knox Whiskey Works.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Knoxville trip site.

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Knoxville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Knoxville can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Natural Bridge.

Things to do in Knoxville

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society
UT Gardens ©
UT Gardens
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame ©
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

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Natural Bridge

Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge is an unincorporated community in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States. Virginia Safari Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Dinosaur Kingdom II, look for all kinds of wild species at Virginia Safari Park, and then snap pictures at Buchanan Swinging Bridge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Natural Bridge trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Knoxville to Natural Bridge takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In June, Natural Bridge is a bit cooler than Knoxville - with highs of 72°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Natural Bridge

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Buchanan Swinging Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Safari Park ©
Virginia Safari Park
Buchanan Swinging Bridge ©
Buchanan Swinging Bridge
Dinosaur Kingdom II ©
Dinosaur Kingdom II

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