14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Detroit
— 1 night
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Raleigh
— 1 day
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Tampa
— 1 day
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Tuscaloosa
— 1 night

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): meet the residents at Detroit Zoo, then see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and then steep yourself in history at Motown Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, then admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, then steep yourself in history at The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Detroit trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Detroit. In September in Detroit, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Henry Ford, Detroit Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant ©
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

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Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): walk around Pullen Park, steep yourself in history at Historic Yates Mill County Park, then admire the majestic nature at Umstead State Park, and finally glide peacefully along the water with Paddle Creek.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Raleigh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Detroit to Raleigh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Detroit in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Raleigh: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Paddle Creek
Highlights from your plan
Pullen Park ©
Pullen Park
Paddle Creek ©
Paddle Creek
Historic Yates Mill County Park ©
Historic Yates Mill County Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): browse the exhibits of Nathaniel Russell House, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: whizz through the canopy at Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park, steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and then test your problem-solving skills at Elite Escape Games.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Charleston road trip planning app.

You can drive from Raleigh to Charleston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Raleigh in September, Charleston is a bit warmer at night with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Elite Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park ©
Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, make a trip to Truman Little White House, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Key West takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Charleston in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the world behind art at The Dali Museum, then take in the views from Sunshine Skyway Bridge, and then wander the streets of Ybor City.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tampa trip planner.

Drive from Key West to Tampa in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Tampa can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tampa

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Dali Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum
Ybor City ©
Ybor City

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, take a stroll through Royal Street, stop by Faulkner House Books, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip app.

Getting from Tampa to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampa to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tampa in September, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 83°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tuscaloosa.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa ©
Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States). Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stroll around Moundville Archaeological Park, then examine the collection at Paul W. Bryant Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The Old Tavern Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tuscaloosa trip itinerary planner.

Drive from New Orleans to Tuscaloosa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you will find days in Tuscaloosa are somewhat warmer (89°F), and nights are slightly colder (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tuscaloosa

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Moundville Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Paul W. Bryant Museum ©
Paul W. Bryant Museum
Moundville Archaeological Park ©
Moundville Archaeological Park
The Old Tavern Museum ©
The Old Tavern Museum

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