19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

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Pittsburgh
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
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Baltimore
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Arlington
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Virginia Beach
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Savannah
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Jacksonville
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Fort Lauderdale
— 7 nights
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Orlando
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Atlanta
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Nashville
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Pittsburgh

— 1 day

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then appreciate the history behind Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, and then see where the action happens at PNC Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Pittsburgh is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Historic Sites

Gettysburg

— 1 night
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park and then examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gettysburg trip planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Baltimore

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see where the action happens at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Baltimore trip planner.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Baltimore when traveling from Gettysburg in August, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Arlington.
Highlights from your trip

Arlington

— 1 night

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Arlington road trip site.

You can drive from Baltimore to Arlington in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Arlington are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Virginia Beach

— 1 night

The Resort City

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 3rd (Sat), examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Virginia Beach vacation maker app.

Getting from Arlington to Virginia Beach by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Savannah

— 1 night

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and then take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip maker app.

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Savannah in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August in Savannah, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Jacksonville

— 1 night

The River City

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville online holiday maker.

Getting from Savannah to Jacksonville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Fun & Games

Fort Lauderdale

— 7 nights

Venice of America

Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fort Lauderdale: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (in Coral Gables), Miami Beach (Collins Avenue, South Beach, &more) and Miami (Dolphin Mall, Bayside Marketplace, &more). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall, buy something for everyone on your list at Sawgrass Mills, stop by Coast Boutique, and learn about all things military at Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Lauderdale day trip planning site.

Getting from Jacksonville to Fort Lauderdale by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jacksonville in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Fort Lauderdale, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Orlando

— 3 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 13th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 14th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Orlando road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In August in Orlando, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Atlanta

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 16th (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium.

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

Traveling by car from Orlando to Atlanta takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Atlanta when traveling from Orlando in August, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Nashville

— 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

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 17th (Sat): take in the history at Lotz House Museum, examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nashville road trip planning site.

You can drive from Atlanta to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

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.

Maryland travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.

Georgia travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Aquariums
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.