17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  11​h
1
Newark
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Point Pleasant Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Brussels

1
night
Newark

Newark ©
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. On the 22nd (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Gateways to Newark: Portraits. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Branch Brook Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lucy's Church, and finally wander the streets of Ironbound.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Newark itinerary builder .

Brussels, Belgium to Newark is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Brussels to Newark, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in July, with highs in Newark at 36°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Point Pleasant Beach.

Things to do in Newark

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
St. Lucy's Church
St. Lucy's Church
Ironbound ©
Ironbound

1
night
Point Pleasant Beach

Point Pleasant Beach ©
Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. On the 24th (Wed), meet the residents at Jenkinson's Aquarium, take in the waterfront at Jenkinson's Boardwalk, and then stroll through Point Pleasant Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Point Pleasant Beach trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Newark to Point Pleasant Beach in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Point Pleasant Beach

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Jenkinson's Aquarium ©
Jenkinson's Aquarium
Jenkinson's Boardwalk ©
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach ©
Point Pleasant Beach

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Philadelphia is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Please Touch Museum, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary.

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You can drive from Point Pleasant Beach to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. In July in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Please Touch Museum ©
Please Touch Museum
Philadelphia Zoo ©
Philadelphia Zoo

3
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: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC online travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

3
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for nature, trails, wildlife, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, and look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. July in Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and finally see a show at Grand Ole Opry. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville itinerary planning app .

Fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Nashville. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Fun & Games Museums
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3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): make a trip to Graceland, then browse the exhibits of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio. On your second day here, look for gifts at Lansky, make a trip to Beale Street, then explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then meet the residents at Memphis Zoo, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In August in Memphis, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Room Escape Games
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

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