15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Asheville
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Shenandoah National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Manchester

4
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for historic sites, parks, nightlife, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and get your game on at Pounce Cat Cafe.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Charleston visit planning tool .

Manchester, UK to Charleston is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Manchester to Charleston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in May, expect nights in Charleston to be somewhat warmer, around 20°C, while days are warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Walking tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, do a tasting at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, then explore and take pictures at Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings. On the next day, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Asheville trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Charleston to Asheville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Charleston in May, with highs in Asheville at 28°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Hendersonville, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Zipline
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Zipline
Food Tours
Elijah Mountain Gem Mine ©
Elijah Mountain Gem Mine

1
day
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bearfence Mountain and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Rag Mountain Hike.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Shenandoah National Park visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Asheville to Shenandoah National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Shenandoah National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Bearfence Mountain ©
Bearfence Mountain

3
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
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.
Step out of Williamsburg to go to Smithfield and see St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 28th (Tue) at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and take an in-depth tour of Historic Jamestowne.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Williamsburg day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Williamsburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip app .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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