21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Raleigh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Mobile
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
7
Jacksonville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Charleston
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Newark

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.
On the 30th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Mariners' Museum & Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Historic St. Luke's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Virginia Beach Firefighters Store, enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Croatan Beach.

Plan a trip to Virginia Beach easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Newark to Virginia Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough 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 ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of Newseum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Washington DC using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Virginia Beach to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, stop by Triangle Town Center, then browse the different shops at Cameron Village, and finally stroll through Pullen Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Raleigh day trip planning site .

You can fly from Washington DC to Raleigh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Raleigh

Shopping Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cameron Village ©
Cameron Village
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 meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta tour itinerary builder website .

Fly from Raleigh to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Atlanta are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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.
Head to Royal Street and Faulkner House Booksfor some retail therapy. Kids will appreciate attractions like Jackson Square and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Frenchmen Street, and examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip builder tool .

You can fly from Atlanta to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time 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 ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 13th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Church Street Historic District, get to know the fascinating history of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Gaines.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mobile trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from New Orleans to Mobile in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Mobile, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 74°F. 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

Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Fort Gaines
Highlights from your plan
Bellingrath Gardens and Home ©
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
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, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jacksonville Beach, and then browse the different shops at St Johns Town Center. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jacksonville itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Mobile to Jacksonville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Charleston.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Jacksonville Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jacksonville Beach ©
Jacksonville Beach
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 Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Nathaniel Russell House. Visit Fort Sumter National Monument and Aiken-Rhett House for their historical value. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach, look for gifts at MoonPie General Store, admire the natural beauty at Middleton Place, and sample the fine beverages at Charleston Distilling Company.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston route builder app .

Drive from Jacksonville to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time 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
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach

Similar Plans

25 days in United States BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM GERMANY August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Boston, Washington DC & New York City BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Boston, Washington DC & New York City BY A USER FROM DENMARK June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM IRELAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in Washington DC & New York State BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans