17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  13​h
1
Savannah
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
2
Charlotte
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
4
Custer
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
5
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Cody
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  12​h
7
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Edinburgh

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Forsyth Park. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Savannah trip maker app .

Edinburgh, UK to Savannah is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Edinburgh to Savannah, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, expect Savannah to be much warmer, temps between 37°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

few
hours
Charlotte

Charlotte
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.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Charlotte trip simple and quick.

Getting from Savannah to Charlotte by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Charlotte, with lows of 24°C. On the 4th (Sat), you're off toAtlanta.

Things to do in Charlotte

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Charlotte to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Atlanta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums
Highlights from your plan
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

3
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, take an in-depth tour of Wades Gold Mill, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Custer vacation builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Atlanta to Custer in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In August, Custer is little chillier than Atlanta - with highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hill City, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Wades Gold Mill ©
Wades Gold Mill
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©

2
nights
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park visit planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Mesa Verde National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. While traveling from Custer, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mesa Verde National Park, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Cody.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

2
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 10th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center and then view the masterpieces at Whitney Gallery.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cody tour itinerary maker site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Mesa Verde National Park to Cody in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in August: highs in Cody hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Cody

Museums

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center and then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Cody to Gettysburg by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cody to Gettysburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cody in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Gettysburg, with lows around 21°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and go for a walk through Central Park.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

You can drive from Gettysburg to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in August, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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