17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Charleston
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Beckley
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Asheville
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Auckland

5
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 parks, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take a memorable tour with Tours, contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, and expand your understanding of the military at Fort Sumter National Monument.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Charleston planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Charleston is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Auckland to Charleston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Charleston, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

H. L. Hunley, Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

3
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Moundsville (Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal & Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal) and Fallingwater (in Mill Run). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, take in nature's colorful creations at Fellows Riverside Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, and explore and take pictures at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pittsburgh sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Pittsburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In November, Pittsburgh is slightly colder than Charleston - with highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Beckley.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Fellows Riverside Gardens, Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum", Fallingwater
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Fellows Riverside Gardens ©
Fellows Riverside Gardens

2
nights
Beckley

Beckley ©
Beckley is a city in and the county seat of Raleigh County, West Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Whipple Company Store and Museum, make a trip to Fayette Station Road, then take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, and finally explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River. On your second day here, examine the collection at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum, admire the majestic nature at Grandview State Park, and then brush up on your military savvy at Those Who Served War Museum.

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You can drive from Pittsburgh to Beckley in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. November in Beckley sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Beckley

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

New River Gorge Bridge, New River Gorge National River, Those Who Served War Museum, Whipple Company Store and Museum, Fayette Station Road
Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
New River Gorge Bridge ©
New River Gorge Bridge

5
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to Gatlinburg (Sugarlands Distilling Company & Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies), Dollywood (in Pigeon Forge) and Mount LeConte (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Biltmore, indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire all the interesting features of Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Asheville online road trip planner .

You can drive from Beckley to Asheville in 4 hours. While traveling from Beckley, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Asheville, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Theme Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Dollywood, Mount LeConte, Blue Ridge Pkwy
Highlights from your plan
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood

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