15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Ocean City
— 2 nights
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Natural Bridge
— 2 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Charlotte
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North Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 1 day
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Myrtle Beach
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Ocean City

— 2 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Assateague State Park, Main Street Berlin, Ocean City Beach, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, then stroll through Cape Henlopen State Park, and then snap pictures at Indian River Inlet Bridge. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Main Street Berlin, immerse yourself in nature at Assateague State Park, and then stroll through Ocean City Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ocean City online trip itinerary builder.

New York City to Ocean City is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Natural Bridge.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Natural Bridge

— 2 nights
Natural Bridge is an unincorporated community in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Foamhenge.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Natural Bridge road trip planning website.

You can drive from Ocean City to Natural Bridge in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Ocean City in July, expect Natural Bridge to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Natural Bridge

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 1 night

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail as well as Clingmans Dome. On the 6th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome, then pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, then look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and finally stroll through Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Natural Bridge to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In July, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is somewhat warmer than Natural Bridge - with highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Nature

Asheville

— 2 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Biltmore Village, Food Tours, Biltmore, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Western North Carolina Nature Center and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy, then steep yourself in history at Biltmore, and then stop by Boheme.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Asheville trip maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Asheville. In July in Asheville, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Charlotte.

Things to do in Asheville

Scenic Drive · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Charlotte

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Metalmorphosis as well as The Green. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Metalmorphosis and then get outside with The Green.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Charlotte attractions planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in July, you will find days in Charlotte are a bit warmer (90°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to North Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charlotte

Outdoors

North Myrtle Beach

— 3 nights
North Myrtle Beach is a city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Alligator Adventure, then make a trip to Barefoot Landing, and then walk around Sunset Beach Waterfront Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Oak Island Beach, get great views at Cherry Grove Pier, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cherry Grove Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our North Myrtle Beach sightseeing site.

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to North Myrtle Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in North Myrtle Beach are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in North Myrtle Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Charleston

— 1 day
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Charleston City Market, Folly Beach Public Beach and Boone Hall Plantation. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach, steep yourself in history at Boone Hall Plantation, then admire the majestic nature at Isle of Palms County Park, then hunt for treasures at Charleston City Market, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Charleston holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from North Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach

— 4 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. You'll get in some beach time at Litchfield Beach and Myrtle Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Broadway at the Beach and Harrelson's Seafood Market. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

Before you visit Myrtle Beach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

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 Mountains travel guide

4.5
Historic Sites · Zipline · River Rafting & Tubing
Called the "Land of the Blue Mist" by the Cherokee Indians, the North Carolina Smoky Mountains are one of the world's most biologically diverse wilderness areas. The vast national park sheltering the native wildlife of these ancient mountains offers a close look at the area's nature and its people. A perfect spot for a tranquil vacation, the blue-misted mountains are one of the country's few World Heritage Sites, protecting the largest old-growth forest east of the Mississippi River. Things to do for adventurous visitors include whitewater rafting and river tubing, while those interested in more urbane entertainment can explore the area's many small towns on the 750 km (470 mi) scenic road meandering over the mountains.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.