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
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Miramar Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Tampa
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Washington DC


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2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get curious at Carolina Raptor Center, then stop by The Candy Factory, and then learn about winemaking at Childress Vineyards. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then identify plant and animal life at McDowell Nature Center and Preserve, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Glencairn Gardens.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Charlotte using our trip planner.

Washington DC to Charlotte is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Charlotte are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Miramar Beach.

Things to do in Charlotte

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Lexington, Glencairn Gardens, Carolina Raptor Center
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Carolina Raptor Center ©
Carolina Raptor Center
Childress Vineyards ©
Childress Vineyards
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

4
nights
Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach ©
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Relax by the water at Henderson Beach State Park and Seaside Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Blue Mountain Beach and Falling Waters State Park. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Destin Dog Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Destin Commons.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Miramar Beach trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Charlotte to Miramar Beach. Traveling from Charlotte to Miramar Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Miramar Beach when traveling from Charlotte in July, with lows around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Destin, Seaside, Blue Mountain Beach, Falling Waters State Park
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Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Falling Waters State Park ©
Falling Waters State Park
Waterfront Gifts and Art ©
Waterfront Gifts and Art

7
nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Relax by the water at Treasure Island Beach and Caspersen Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Myakka River State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tampa: Seaside Seabird Sanctuary (in Indian Shores), Strong Tower Vineyard (in Spring Hill) and St. Pete Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Saint Pete Beach, & more). Have a day of magic on the 12th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, identify plant and animal life at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Three Palms Brewing, and kick back and relax at Honeymoon Island State Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Tampa trip planner.

Drive from Miramar Beach to Tampa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Miramar Beach to Tampa due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Tampa can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Tampa

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Pete Beach, Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, Walt Disney World Resort, Honeymoon Island State Park, Seaside Seabird Sanctuary
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Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach
Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center ©
Honeymoon Island State Park ©
Honeymoon Island State Park

1
night
Jacksonville

Jacksonville
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jacksonville tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Tampa to Jacksonville in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Jacksonville are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Outdoors Tours Parks

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 13th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, indulge your taste buds at Lee's Farmer's Market, then kick back and relax at Litchfield Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Warbird Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Captain Hook's Adventure Golf, enjoy the sand and surf at Cherry Grove Beach, and then look for gifts at The Olive Shoppe.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Myrtle Beach online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jacksonville to Myrtle Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, Litchfield Beach, Lee's Farmer's Market
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Captain Hook's Adventure Golf ©
Captain Hook's Adventure Golf

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