15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route maker
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Cape May
— 1 night
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 1 night
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Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 3 nights
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Cape May — 1 night

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
On the 1st (Mon), head outdoors with EcoVentures, then appreciate the history behind Lucy the Elephant, and then get a new perspective on things with Pirate Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Cape May Tennis Club and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cape May trip itinerary tool.

New York City to Cape May is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Cape May dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Williamsburg.
Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Williamsburg — 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg, make a splash at Water Country USA, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Williamsburg journey planner.

Drive from Cape May to Williamsburg in 6 hours. Traveling from Cape May in August, expect nights in Williamsburg to be about the same, around 70°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Orlando.
Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Orlando — 3 nights

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 5th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 6th (Sat) at Discovery Cove. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Williamsburg to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Williamsburg in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Orlando, with lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Key West.
Theme Parks

Key West — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Fort East Martello Museum, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. On your second day here, observe the fascinating underwater world at Key West Aquarium, then take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, and then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Key West day trip website.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. August in Key West sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 81°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Atlanta.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Atlanta — 1 night

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 9th (Tue), examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium.

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Fly from Key West to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Key West in August since evenings lows in Atlanta dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Pigeon Forge.
Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Parks

Pigeon Forge — 3 nights

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford (about 54 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, cruise along Little River Road, and stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge online trip builder.

Fly from Atlanta to Pigeon Forge in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and car. In August in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to fly to Boston.
Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Side Trips

Boston — 3 nights

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens & Shining Sea Bikeway), Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Sandwich Glass Museum) and Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises (in Barnstable). There's still lots to do: stroll around Boston Public Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Pigeon Forge to Boston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Pigeon Forge in August: highs in Boston hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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
History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
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.

Florida travel guide

4.3
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Distilleries · Specialty Museums · Theaters
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.