26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
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New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Jacksonville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
13
Miami
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
14
Key West
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
15
Miami
— 2 nights
End: Miami

3
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Broadway. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia holiday maker site .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

1
night
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
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 5th (Mon): admire the architecture and history at Fort McHenry National Monument, explore and take pictures at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and then examine the collection at Historic Ships in Baltimore.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Baltimore vacation planner .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort McHenry National Monument ©
Fort McHenry National Monument
Oriole Park at Camden Yards ©
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Historic Ships in Baltimore ©
Historic Ships in Baltimore

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at White House.

Make your Washington DC itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Baltimore to Washington DC in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Washington DC are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

2
nights
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the activities along Skyline Drive and then trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at James Madison's Montpelier and then do a tasting at King Family Vineyards.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Shenandoah National Park itinerary planner .

Getting from Washington DC to Shenandoah National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 3°C in Shenandoah National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

James Madison's Montpelier, King Family Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
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.
On the 9th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Kings Dominion, then admire the natural beauty at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, then don't miss a visit to Monument Avenue, and finally stroll the grounds of Hollywood Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Virginia Capitol Building, brush up on your military savvy at The American Civil War Museum - White House and Museum of the Confederacy, steep yourself in history at St. John's Episcopal Church, then explore and take pictures at Maymont, then admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and finally shop like a local with Carytown.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Richmond day trip website .

You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Richmond in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Richmond can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Richmond

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Kings Dominion
Highlights from your plan
Kings Dominion ©
Kings Dominion
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Maymont ©
Maymont

1
night
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 11th (Sun): kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Virginia Beach using our trip planner.

You can drive from Richmond to Virginia Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Wilmington is a port city and the county seat of New Hanover County in coastal southeastern North Carolina, United States. On the 12th (Mon), learn about all things military at Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, do a tasting at Noni Bacca Winery, then kick back and relax at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, and finally stop by The Black Cat Shoppe.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Wilmington planner .

Getting from Virginia Beach to Wilmington by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Charleston.

Things to do in Wilmington

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
Highlights from your plan
Noni Bacca Winery ©
Noni Bacca Winery
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
The Black Cat Shoppe ©
The Black Cat Shoppe

1
night
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Charleston online travel planner .

You can drive from Wilmington to Charleston in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and flight. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

#Tours, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Riley Waterfront Park ©
Riley Waterfront Park
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge ©
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the striking features of Historic Savannah Theatre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, stroll through Forsyth Park, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to River Street Savannah, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Savannah trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Charleston to Savannah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Savannah sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Savannah

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping

Side Trip

Fort Pulaski National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Historic Savannah Theatre ©
Historic Savannah Theatre
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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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.
To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jacksonville vacation maker .

Getting from Savannah to Jacksonville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Jacksonville can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Jacksonville

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

St. Augustine Wild Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Riverside Arts Market ©
Riverside Arts Market
Room Escape Games

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jacksonville to Orlando takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Jacksonville in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Orlando, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
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 (Mon), admire all the interesting features of American Airlines Arena, then take in the waterfront at Miami Beach Boardwalk, and then kick back and relax at Fort Lauderdale Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a variety of perspectives on a duck tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Sawgrass Mills, and then shop like a local with Aventura Mall.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Miami trip planner .

You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Orlando in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Miami, with lows around 24°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Sawgrass Mills
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Mall ©
Dolphin Mall
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Duval Street, then stop by De La Gallery, and finally take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Key West day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to Key West in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Key West are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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Miami

Miami ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Bayside Marketplace, wander the streets of Ocean Drive, and then admire all the interesting features of Lincoln Road. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of American Airlines Arena, then have fun at Lock & Load Miami, then pause for some photo ops at Holocaust Memorial, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Dolphin Mall.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Miami online travel planner .

Getting from Key West to Miami by combination of flight and tram takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Dolphin Mall ©
Dolphin Mall

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