24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Atlantic City
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Cape May
— 2 nights
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Wilmington
— 1 night
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Rehoboth Beach
— 2 nights
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Ocean City
— 3 nights
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Baltimore
— 1 day
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
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Fredericksburg
— 1 day
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Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
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Richmond
— 1 night
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
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Virginia Beach
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Atlantic City — 1 night

America's Favorite Playground

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Absecon Lighthouse, then take in the waterfront at Atlantic City Boardwalk, then appreciate the history behind Lucy the Elephant, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Atlantic City trip planner.

Newark to Atlantic City is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cape May.
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Cape May — 2 nights

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): look for gifts at Kona Surf Co., find something for the whole family at Breakfast in The Sky, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wildwood Beach, then cool off at Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Cape May Lighthouse, then get to know the resident critters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cape May attractions website.

Traveling by car from Atlantic City to Cape May takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cape May can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 13th (Thu), you're off to Wilmington.
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Wilmington — 1 night

On the 13th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum And Library, then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, then examine the collection at Brandywine River Museum of Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of Brinton 1704 House & Historic Site.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Wilmington holiday maker tool.

Getting from Cape May to Wilmington by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rehoboth Beach.
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Rehoboth Beach — 2 nights

Nation's Summer Capital

The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, kick back and relax at Cape Henlopen State Park, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rehoboth Beach road trip website.

Drive from Wilmington to Rehoboth Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Rehoboth Beach, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ocean City.
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Ocean City — 3 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean City Beach, then stroll around Northside Park, and finally get in on the family fun at Jolly Roger Amusement Park. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Snapdragon, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ayers Creek Adventures, then contemplate the long history of Main Street Berlin, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ocean City tour website.

Traveling by car from Rehoboth Beach to Ocean City takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Baltimore.
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Baltimore — 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the world behind art at The Walters Art Museum, identify plant and animal life at Loch Raven Reservoir, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Alphonsus Church, and finally explore the activities along Lake Kittamaqundi.

Planning Baltimore trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Baltimore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 6 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ford Orientation Center, George Washington's Mount Vernon and National Zoological Park. Escape the urban bustle at Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary and Hidden Oaks Nature Center. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and National Mall. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Chantilly to see Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of American History, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Washington DC online tour planner.

Drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; 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 on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.
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Fredericksburg — 1 day

Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, witness the site of a historic battle at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St George's Episcopal Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Chatham Manor.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Fredericksburg road trip planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Fredericksburg can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.
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Shenandoah National Park — 2 nights

Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Dark Hollow Falls, cruise along Skyline Drive, and then trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Shenandoah National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fredericksburg to Shenandoah National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In July in Shenandoah National Park, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Richmond.
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Richmond — 1 night

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Cemetery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Richmond trip builder.

Drive from Shenandoah National Park to Richmond in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.
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Williamsburg — 2 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, then get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg, then steep yourself in history at Historic Jamestowne, and finally take in the exciting artwork at A Touch of Earth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): explore the galleries of American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Yorktown Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at York County Historical Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Williamsburg online trip builder.

You can drive from Richmond to Williamsburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Virginia Beach.
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Virginia Beach — 3 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Virginia Beach and Sandbridge Beach. Bring the kids along to Wright Brothers National Memorial and Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Venture out of the city with trips to What the Shell (in Corolla) and Jockey's Ridge State Park (in Nags Head). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Military Aviation Museum, identify plant and animal life at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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