15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Fly to Norfolk, Drive to Manteo
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Corolla
— 1 night
Drive
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Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive
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Columbia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Atlanta
— 3 nights
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Jacksonville
— 4 nights
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Pittsburgh

— 2 nights

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Venture out of the city with trips to Youngstown (The Butler Institute of American Art & Fellows Riverside Gardens) and The Upton House (in Warren). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Washington, stop by Strip District, and look for gifts at Stamoolis Brothers Company.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale to Pittsburgh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, Pittsburgh is cooler than Fort Lauderdale - with highs of 63°F and lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Manteo.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manteo, Roanoke Island

— 1 night
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. On the 29th (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and then sample the fine beverages at Outer Banks Distilling.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Manteo itinerary planner.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Manteo by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Pittsburgh in April since evenings lows in Manteo dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Corolla.

Things to do in Manteo

Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Corolla

— 1 night
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
On the 30th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, then see Off-Road Tours, then admire all the interesting features of Beach Jeeps of Corolla, and finally take an exotic tour of Back Country Safari Tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Corolla trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Manteo to Corolla takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Jacksonville

— 1 night
Jacksonville is a city in Onslow County, North Carolina, United States. On the 1st (Sat), make a trip to Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial, sample the fine beverages at Walton's Distillery, then go for a walk through Lejeune Memorial Gardens, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Jacksonville trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Corolla to Jacksonville in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Jacksonville can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Columbia.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Columbia

— 2 nights

Capital of Southern Hospitality

A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
On the 2nd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Cocky Statue, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Lion Landing, and finally learn the secrets of beer at Columbia Brew Bus. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at South Carolina State Museum, stroll around Columbia Canal and Riverfront Park, then admire the landmark architecture of South Carolina State House, and finally deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Jackson.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Columbia trip planner.

You can drive from Jacksonville to Columbia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in May, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Atlanta.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Atlanta

— 3 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Atlanta is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Jackson Street Bridge.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Atlanta online day trip planner.

Getting from Columbia to Atlanta by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

Jacksonville

— 4 nights

The River City

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jacksonville: Fernandina Beach (Fort Clinch State Park & SemperFi Charters), Castillo de San Marcos National Monument (in Saint Augustine Beach) and St. Augustine (St. Augustine Wild Reserve, St. Augustine Distillery, &more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, and trek along Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville trip itinerary app.

Getting from Atlanta to Jacksonville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Jacksonville can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.

North Carolina Coast travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Lighthouses · Piers & Boardwalks
Plan a trip to North Carolina Coast to explore a lengthy stretch of barrier island beaches. While there, you'll have a chance to discover some 480 km (300 mi) of beaches, each offering a different vibe and a range of activities. As you holiday in North Carolina Coast, you'll also find many coastal towns, adding urban things to do to your itinerary. Things to do in North Carolina Coast range from wreck diving and working on that perfect tan, to dining at fine restaurants and exploring historical sites.