15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Roanoke
— 1 night
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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
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Hershey
— 1 night
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Lancaster
— 1 night
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Baltimore
— 2 nights
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Williamsburg
— 1 night

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Urban Trail.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip itinerary planning app.

Columbia to Asheville is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Columbia in July: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 84°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Roanoke.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Urban Trail ©
Urban Trail

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Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. On the 2nd (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Taubman Museum of Art, take in the exciting artwork at The Little Gallery, and then see the sky in a new way at Science Museum of Western Virginia & Hopkins Planetarium.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Roanoke trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Asheville to Roanoke in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Roanoke

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Taubman Museum of Art ©
Taubman Museum of Art
The Little Gallery ©
The Little Gallery

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©

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.
Let the collections at Randyland and The Clemente Museum capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Allegheny Cemetery and Saint Anthony Chapel. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Frick Art and Historical Center, take an in-depth tour of Fort Pitt Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Roanoke to Pittsburgh in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Randyland ©
Randyland
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
The Nationality Rooms ©
The Nationality Rooms

2
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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
On the 6th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, see the interesting displays at Rupp House, examine the collection at Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, then explore the striking landscape of The Eternal Light Peace Memorial, and finally admire the architecture and history at Abraham Lincoln Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Evergreen Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to Brigadier General Gouverneur Kemble Warren, then pause for some photo ops at 12th & 44th New York Infantry Monument, and finally have some family-friendly fun at 1863 Escape.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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Hershey

Hershey ©

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): examine the collection at The Hershey Story, examine the collection at AACA Museum, Inc., and then identify plant and animal life at Wildwood Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hershey driving holiday website.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Hershey in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Hershey sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Hershey

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Hershey Story ©
The Hershey Story
AACA Museum, Inc. ©
AACA Museum, Inc.
Wildwood Park ©
Wildwood Park

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Lancaster

Lancaster ©

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
On the 9th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Historic Rock Ford, putt your heart out at Village Greens Miniature Golf, then see the interesting displays at National Toy Train Museum, and finally tee off at Water's Edge Mini-Golf.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lancaster online trip builder.

You can drive from Hershey to Lancaster in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lancaster are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums · Golf · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Historic Rock Ford ©
Historic Rock Ford
National Toy Train Museum ©
National Toy Train Museum
Village Greens Miniature Golf ©
Village Greens Miniature Golf

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall, contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Independence Seaport Museum.

Plan a Philadelphia trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Lancaster to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lancaster in August, Philadelphia is a bit warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Independence Mall ©
Independence Mall
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul ©
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens ©
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
On the 11th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Federal Hill Park, see the interesting displays at B&O Railroad Museum, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Baltimore journey planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to Baltimore by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
B&O Railroad Museum ©
B&O Railroad Museum
Federal Hill Park ©
Federal Hill Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©

Colonial Capital

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 12th (Wed), contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, then immerse yourself in nature at York River State Park, then examine the collection at Virginia Musical Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Bounce House & Laser Tag. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Bede Catholic Church, do a tasting at Silver Hand Meadery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Williamsburg trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Baltimore to Williamsburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
George Wythe House ©
George Wythe House

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