21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
3
Raleigh
— 2 nights
4
Atlanta
— 1 night
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights
6
Mobile
— 2 nights
7
Jacksonville
— 2 nights
8
Charleston
— 4 nights

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the galleries of The Mariners' Museum & Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Virginia Beach Firefighters Store, then enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and then kick back and relax at Croatan Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Virginia Beach trip planner.

Newark to Virginia Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, The Mariners' Museum & Park
Highlights from your plan
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
The Mariners' Museum & Park ©
The Mariners' Museum & Park
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and The National Archives Museum. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Virginia Beach to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 6th (Fri), learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, then stop by Triangle Town Center, then browse the different shops at Cameron Village, and finally stroll around Pullen Park.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Raleigh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Raleigh sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Raleigh

Shopping · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cameron Village ©
Cameron Village
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ©
Pullen Park ©
Pullen Park

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get in on the family fun at SKYVIEW Atlanta and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Raleigh to Atlanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. In July, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site ©

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Attractions like The National WWII Museum and St. Louis Cathedral make great kid-friendly stops. Appreciate the collections at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World and Memorial Hall Confederate Civil War Museum. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, stop by Faulkner House Books, make a trip to French Quarter, and examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in July, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (80°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (80°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

2
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
On the 13th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Church Street Historic District, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Gaines.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mobile trip app.

You can drive from New Orleans to Mobile in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Mobile: temperatures range from 90°F by day to 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Mobile

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Fort Gaines, Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Highlights from your plan
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception ©
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Fort Gaines ©
Fort Gaines

2
nights
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
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 15th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Science and History, kick back and relax at Jacksonville Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at St Johns Town Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, shuttle, and train from Mobile to Jacksonville in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mobile to Jacksonville due to the time zone difference. In July in Jacksonville, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Jacksonville Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jacksonville Beach ©
Jacksonville Beach
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary
St Johns Town Center ©
St Johns Town Center

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. Visit Aiken-Rhett House and Nathaniel Russell House for their historical value. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Charleston Distilling Company, don't miss a visit to Marion Square, and go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Charleston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jacksonville to Charleston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

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