25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Bristol
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Little Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Maryville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Macon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
Miami
— 2 nights
car:  2​h
13
Everglades National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
14
Homestead
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
15
Key West
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Miami

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, walk around The High Line, wander the streets of Times Square, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Tue), get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip builder .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Charlottesville

Charlottesville
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Charlottesville day trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Charlottesville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Charlottesville when traveling from Washington DC in August, with lows around 21°C. You'll set off for Bristol on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks Outdoors Wineries

6
nights
Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Get out of town with these interesting Bristol side-trips: Hungry Mother State Park (in Marion), Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail (in Damascus) and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Elizabethton). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Grayson Highlands State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium, delve into the lush surroundings at Cherokee National Forest, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tennessee Hills Distillery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bristol travel planner.

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Bristol takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Bristol can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Little Switzerland.

Things to do in Bristol

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grayson Highlands State Park, Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium, Southwest Virginia Cultural Center and Marketplace, Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee Hills Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Grayson Highlands State Park ©
Grayson Highlands State Park
The Blue Ridge Music Center ©
The Blue Ridge Music Center

few
hours
Little Switzerland

Little Switzerland ©
Welcome to Little Switzerland, NC – a summer colony high in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Crabtree falls and then explore the fascinating underground world of Linville Caverns.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Little Switzerland trip planning site .

You can drive from Bristol to Little Switzerland in 2 hours. In August in Little Switzerland, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Little Switzerland

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Crabtree falls, Linville Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Linville Caverns ©
Linville Caverns
Crabtree falls ©
Crabtree falls

1
night
Asheville

Asheville
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Asheville trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Little Switzerland to Asheville in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Asheville are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Maryville.

Things to do in Asheville

Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings

2
nights
Maryville

Maryville is a city and the county seat of Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. Explore Maryville's surroundings by going to Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove, The Sinks, & more), Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Ocoee). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, steep yourself in history at Sam Houston Historic Schoolhouse, make a trip to Market Square, and go for a walk through Strong Alley (Graffiti Alley).

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Maryville trip planner .

Drive from Asheville to Maryville in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Maryville are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Macon.

Things to do in Maryville

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville, Tuckaleechee Caverns, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
The Sinks ©
The Sinks

1
night
Macon

Macon
Macon is a city located in the state of Georgia, United States. To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Macon trip itinerary app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Maryville to Macon. In August in Macon, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 14th (Sat), you're off toLake City.

Things to do in Macon

Parks Museums Nature

1
night
Lake City

Lake City ©
Lake City is the county seat of Columbia County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Big Shoals State Park and then admire the masterpieces at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lake City road trip app .

You can drive from Macon to Lake City in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Lake City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

White Springs
Highlights from your plan
Big Shoals State Park ©
Big Shoals State Park

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nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Pack the 18th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and don't miss a visit to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Orlando tour itinerary planning app .

Getting from Lake City to Orlando by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 19th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, and finally make a trip to Bayside Marketplace.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Miami route builder website .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in Miami, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

few
hours
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley Visitor Center.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Everglades National Park trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Miami to Everglades National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Everglades National Park can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Homestead.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center

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Homestead

Homestead ©
Homestead is a city within Miami-Dade County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): look for gifts at Robert Is Here.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Homestead travel route planning site .

Explore your travel options from Everglades National Park to Homestead with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Homestead can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Homestead

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Robert Is Here ©
Robert Is Here

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Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 21st (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Duval Street, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Key West, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Homestead to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

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