18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Lake George
— 1 night
Drive
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Blue Mountain Lake
— 1 night
Drive
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Plattsburgh
— 1 night
Fly
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly to Norfolk, Drive to Corolla
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Corolla
— 1 night
Drive
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Hatteras Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Norfolk, Fly to Boston

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Lake George

— 1 night

Queen of the American Lakes

A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): stop by Wax 'n' Wix and then identify plant and animal life at Prospect Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Veterans Memorial Park, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Schroon Lake Town Beach.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lake George trip planner.

Boston to Lake George is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in June, expect little chillier with lows of 54°F in Lake George. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Blue Mountain Lake.

Things to do in Lake George

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Blue Mountain Lake

— 1 night
Blue Mountain Lake is a rural hamlet in the Town of Indian Lake of Hamilton County, New York at the intersection of New York Routes 28 and 30. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, trek along Castle Rock Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Lila Primitive Area.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Blue Mountain Lake trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lake George to Blue Mountain Lake in 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lake George in June: high temperatures in Blue Mountain Lake hover around 71°F and lows are around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Plattsburgh.

Things to do in Blue Mountain Lake

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Plattsburgh

— 1 night
Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the engineering at Alice Falls and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Plattsburgh sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Blue Mountain Lake to Plattsburgh takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Blue Mountain Lake in June since evenings lows in Plattsburgh dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Plattsburgh

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ghirardelli Square. Relax by the water at Sonoma Coast State Beach and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Graton Gallery (in Graton), Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Preserve (in Moss Beach) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Plattsburgh to San Francisco with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 6 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Do your shopping at Two Rodeo Drive and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Relax by the water at Santa Monica State Beach and Original Muscle Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Farmers Market, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Montana Avenue, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, stroll around Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park, and stroll through Will Rogers State Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles vacation maker app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 79°F and lows are around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Corolla.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Corolla

— 1 night
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): hike along Currituck Banks Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, then kick back and relax at Currituck Beach, and finally stop by Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos & Gifts.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Corolla tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Corolla by combination of flight and car takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, subway, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in Corolla reach 86°F and lows reach 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Corolla

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Hatteras Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, kick back and relax at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Salvo Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Lee Robinson's General Store, then enjoy the sand and surf at Frisco Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hatteras Island trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Corolla to Hatteras Island in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Hatteras Island can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Outer Banks travel guide

4.6
Lighthouses · Historic Sites · Piers & Boardwalks
A trip to Outer Banks takes visitors to a string of barrier islands just off the North Carolina coast. A holiday in Outer Banks is a chance to explore 320 km (200 mi) of state parks, open sea beaches, and wreck diving sites. It's also the perfect chance to visit Roanoke Island, England's original settlement in the New World. For those looking to add a bit of adrenaline to their experience, a vacation in Outer Banks delivers many different fishing options and methods, some of which hark back to the first European settlers in this part of the world.