19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Grand Junction
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Grand Junction
— 1 day
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  3 h 15 min
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Denver
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
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Milwaukee
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Taxi:  3 h 15 min
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
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Corolla
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
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Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
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Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
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Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
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Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
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Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
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Montgomery
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
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Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stroll around Black Ridge Wilderness Study Area, then get curious at Children's Nature Center, then do a tasting at Mesa Park Vineyards, and finally get curious at John McConnell Math and Science Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grand Junction visit planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Grand Junction. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in April, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Childrens Museums Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mesa Park Vineyards, Black Ridge Wilderness Study Area
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Children's Nature Center ©
Children's Nature Center
Black Ridge Wilderness Study Area ©
Black Ridge Wilderness Study Area
Mesa Park Vineyards ©
Mesa Park Vineyards

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Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting and then see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Grand Junction to Denver takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Grand Junction, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Museums
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art ©
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Josaphat, then examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Milwaukee driving holiday tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Denver to Milwaukee takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Milwaukee due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Denver in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Milwaukee: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Basilica of St. Josaphat ©
Basilica of St. Josaphat
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum

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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: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC attractions planner.

You can fly from Milwaukee to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milwaukee in April: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 68°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
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Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Virginia Beach day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Washington DC to Virginia Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Corolla.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Chrysler Museum of Art
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Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Chrysler Museum of Art ©
Chrysler Museum of Art

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Corolla

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): play a few rounds at The Grass Course, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Corolla route app.

Drive from Virginia Beach to Corolla in 2.5 hours. May in Corolla sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors Golf Tours
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum
The Grass Course ©
The Grass Course

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 3rd (Sun), take a tour of Battleship North Carolina, then get your game on at Battle House Laser Tag, and then do a tasting at Noni Bacca Winery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Wilmington online trip maker.

You can drive from Corolla to Wilmington in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Wineries Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Battle House Laser Tag ©
Battle House Laser Tag
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina
Noni Bacca Winery ©
Noni Bacca Winery

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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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Brookgreen Gardens, gear up at Pee Dee Bicycle, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

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

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Myrtle Beach takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in May, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brookgreen Gardens
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Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Pee Dee Bicycle ©
Pee Dee Bicycle

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Charleston travel route planner.

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Charleston sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, then sample the fine beverages at Hilton Head Distillery, and finally hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head road trip planning website.

Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church ©
St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, stroll around Forsyth Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Historic River Street, then learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Ghost Coast Distillery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Savannah route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Savannah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, look for all kinds of wild species at Cades Cove, then appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome.

Plan trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Great Smoky Mountains National Park when traveling from Savannah in May, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Montgomery.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, steep yourself in history at Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, and then have some family-friendly fun at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Montgomery road trip site.

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Montgomery by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Montgomery due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Montgomery

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): examine the collection at Graceland, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, then sample the fine beverages at Pyramid Vodka, and then explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Memphis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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 ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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