17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  44​h
End: San Francisco

4
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, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC attractions tool .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Washington DC. In March in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Charlottesville

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): browse the exhibits of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, gain insight at University of Virginia, and then contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier. Here are some ideas for day two: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Charlottesville trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Washington DC to Charlottesville by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. April in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

James Madison's Montpelier
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Monticello ©
Monticello
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier

1
night
Asheville

Asheville
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville trip builder tool .

Fly from Charlottesville to Asheville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Charleston

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, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, and admire all the interesting features of Middleton Place.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Charleston vacation planning site .

Getting from Asheville to Charleston by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Asheville in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Charleston, with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Middleton Place ©
Middleton Place

3
nights
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hilton Head Distillery, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

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Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. On the next day, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, admire the striking features of Historic Savannah Theatre, then brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to River Street Savannah.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Savannah trip app .

You can drive from Hilton Head to Savannah in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Savannah sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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