18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Grand Junction
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Grand Junction
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Wichita
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
6
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
8
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
9
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Grand Junction

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa, then make a trip to Clark Family Orchards, then don't miss a visit to The Blue Pig Gallery, and finally get curious at John McConnell Math and Science Center. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at A Robin's Nest of Antiques & Treasures, visit Downtown Grand Junction, and then identify plant and animal life at Colorado National Monument.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Junction trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Grand Junction. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Palisade, Colorado National Monument
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Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
A Robin's Nest of Antiques & Treasures ©
A Robin's Nest of Antiques & Treasures

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Wichita

Wichita ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Sedgwick County Zoo.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Wichita journey planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Grand Junction to Wichita takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Wichita when traveling from Grand Junction in May, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Wichita

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains

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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday site.

Fly from Wichita to Washington DC in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Wichita to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Washington DC are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, take a tour of Battleship North Carolina, and then wander the streets of Historic District.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Wilmington day trip planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Wilmington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Wilmington are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina
Historic District ©
Historic District

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach, then get all the equipment you need at Pee Dee Bicycle, and finally make a trip to Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens, and then brush up on your military savvy at Warbird Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Wilmington to Myrtle Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Myrtle Beach are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Brookgreen Gardens
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Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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Hilton Head

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. On the next day, walk around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross, and then kick back and relax at Coligny Beach.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. May in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

The Church of the Cross, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park
Highlights from your plan
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Speed Boats Tours
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, walk around Forsyth Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Historic River Street, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Ghost Coast Distillery.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Savannah journey planner.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Savannah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Savannah sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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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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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 23rd (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Rosa Parks Museum, appreciate the history behind National Memorial for Peace and Justice, then get engrossed in the history at Freedom Rides Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Legacy Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and then have some family-friendly fun at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Montgomery trip maker site.

You can drive from Savannah to Montgomery in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Savannah to Montgomery is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©
National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex
Legacy Museum
Legacy Museum

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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.
On the 25th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, then look for gifts at Memphis Music, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Graceland and then try your luck at Horseshoe Tunica.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Memphis day trip planning site.

Getting from Montgomery to Memphis by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. May in Memphis sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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