18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brunswick
Drive:  6​h
1
Morristown
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Chesapeake
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Little Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
10
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: San Diego

1
night
Morristown

Morristown ©
Morristown is a town and county seat of Morris County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at Museum of Early Trades & Crafts and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Morristown trip maker tool .

Brunswick to Morristown is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In September in Morristown, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chesapeake.

Things to do in Morristown

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Madison
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts ©
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

5
nights
Chesapeake

Chesapeake ©
Chesapeake is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Let the collections at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Berkeley Plantation and Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum. Explore Chesapeake's surroundings by going to Museum of the Albemarle (in Elizabeth City), Shirley Plantation (in Charles City) and Wright Brothers National Memorial (in Kill Devil Hills). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Sanctuary Vineyards, look for gifts at Planters Peanut Center, examine the collection at The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, and browse for treasures at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chesapeake itinerary site .

Explore your travel options from Morristown to Chesapeake with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Chesapeake when traveling from Morristown in September, with lows around 20°C. You will leave for Charlotte on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Chesapeake

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Charles City, Williamsburg, The Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Sanctuary Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Berkeley Plantation ©
Berkeley Plantation
Shirley Plantation ©
Shirley Plantation

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for gifts at PuckerButt Pepper Company.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Charlotte itinerary app .

Getting from Chesapeake to Charlotte by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Reed Gold Mine, PuckerButt Pepper Company
Highlights from your plan
Reed Gold Mine ©
Reed Gold Mine
Wells Fargo Museum ©
Wells Fargo Museum

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of President James K. Polk Home & Museum and then explore the different monuments and memorials at McGavock Confederate Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, then examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nashville day trip planning tool .

Fly from Charlotte to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Little Rock.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franklin, President James K. Polk Home & Museum
Highlights from your plan
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum

1
night
Little Rock

Little Rock
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Little Rock trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Little Rock takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Little Rock can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 5th (Sat), you're off toOklahoma City.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Museums Nature

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 5th (Sat), see the interesting displays at American Banjo Museum, then examine the collection at Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, and then pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Oklahoma City trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Oklahoma City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Oklahoma City can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums

Side Trip

Oklahoma County Auto Trim and Mini Museum
Highlights from your plan
American Banjo Museum ©
American Banjo Museum
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame ©
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Second Amendment Cowboy and then stop by Cavender's Boot City.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Amarillo online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Oklahoma City to Amarillo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Amarillo, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Amarillo

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cavender's Boot City ©
Cavender's Boot City
Second Amendment Cowboy ©
Second Amendment Cowboy

1
night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Coronado Historic Site, make a trip to Spaceship House, and then browse for treasures at Tinkertown Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Albuquerque trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Amarillo to Albuquerque by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Albuquerque. In October in Albuquerque, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tinkertown Museum, Coronado Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Tinkertown Museum ©
Tinkertown Museum
Coronado Historic Site ©
Coronado Historic Site

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 8th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and then get great views at Yaki Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner .

Getting from Albuquerque to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in October, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St.John Vianney Chapel. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at The Disney Gallery and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Anaheim are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (19°C). You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, St.John Vianney Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
St.John Vianney Chapel ©
St.John Vianney Chapel