28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Stuart
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Greenville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Knoxville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Paducah
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Peoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Lafayette
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
Lakewood
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Athens
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Roanoke
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
10
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
11
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
13
Port Orange
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Stuart

2
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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jacksonville Beach, take in the history at Mission of Nombre de Dios, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Spanish Military Hospital Museum, then examine the collection at World Golf Hall of Fame, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vilano Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine travel website .

Stuart to St. Augustine is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Greenville.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Jacksonville Beach
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Jacksonville Beach ©
Jacksonville Beach
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach

2
nights
Greenville

Greenville ©
The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): look for gifts at Mast General Store and then examine the collection at Anderson County Museum. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Hagood Mill Historic Site, enjoy breathtaking views from Jump Off Rock, and then take an in-depth tour of Henderson Heritage Museum.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Greenville online route planner .

Getting from St. Augustine to Greenville by combination of flight and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In August in Greenville, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Greenville

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Anderson County Museum, Jump Off Rock, Henderson Heritage Museum, Hagood Mill Historic Site
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Henderson Heritage Museum ©
Henderson Heritage Museum
Jump Off Rock ©
Jump Off Rock
Anderson County Museum ©
Anderson County Museum

2
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Old Forge Distillery and then identify plant and animal life at Ijams Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Doc Collier Moonshine Distillery, see the interesting displays at Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens, and then explore the striking landscape of Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Knoxville trip planner .

You can drive from Greenville to Knoxville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Knoxville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Paducah.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Old Forge Distillery
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Ijams Nature Center ©
Ijams Nature Center
Christ in the Smokies Museum & Gardens ©
Old Forge Distillery ©
Old Forge Distillery

1
night
Paducah

Paducah ©
Paducah is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of McCracken County, Kentucky, United States. On the 1st (Sat), see the interesting displays at River Discovery Center, then explore the activities along Kentucky Lake, and then admire the engineering at Kentucky Dam.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paducah road trip planning app .

Drive from Knoxville to Paducah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Knoxville to Paducah due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Paducah can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Peoria.

Things to do in Paducah

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Kentucky Lake
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River Discovery Center ©
River Discovery Center

2
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Peoria

Peoria ©
Peoria is a city in and the county seat of Peoria County, Illinois, United States, and the largest city on the Illinois River. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): play a few rounds at WeaverRidge Golf Club and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Prairie State Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Peoria online vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Paducah to Peoria takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Peoria can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Peoria

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Wildlife Prairie Park
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Prairie Park ©
Wildlife Prairie Park
WeaverRidge Golf Club ©
WeaverRidge Golf Club

1
night
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city in and the county seat of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, located 63mi northwest of Indianapolis and 105mi southeast of Chicago. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the history at Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum, don't miss a visit to Fort Ouiatenon, and then learn about winemaking at Wildcat Creek Winery.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lafayette online vacation planner .

Drive from Peoria to Lafayette in 3 hours. Traveling from Peoria to Lafayette, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Lafayette, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lakewood.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Fort Ouiatenon, Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum ©
Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum
Wildcat Creek Winery ©
Wildcat Creek Winery
Fort Ouiatenon ©
Fort Ouiatenon

5
nights
Lakewood

Lakewood ©
Lakewood is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. Get outdoors at Vermilion Beach and Lakeview Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Thomas Edison Birthplace and Lakehouse Inn & Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Lakewood side-trips: Huron (Nickel Plate Beach & Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve), M Cellars (in Geneva) and Jamestown (Pymatuning State Park & Lago Winery). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Huntington Beach.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lakewood trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Lafayette to Lakewood in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. September in Lakewood sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Lakewood

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Huron, Jamestown, The Lakehouse Inn Winery, M Cellars, Huntington Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lakeview Park ©
Lakeview Park
Thomas Edison Birthplace ©
Thomas Edison Birthplace
Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve ©

2
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Athens

Athens ©
Athens is a city in and the county seat of Athens County, Ohio, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Road Zane Grey Museum and The National Museum of Cambridge Glass. Visiting The Wilds and The Virtues Golf Club will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Great Circle Earthworks (in Heath) and Rockside Winery and Vineyards (in Lancaster).

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Athens fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Lakewood to Athens takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Athens are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Roanoke.

Things to do in Athens

Outdoors Golf Museums

Side Trips

Rockside Winery and Vineyards, The National Museum of Cambridge Glass, The Virtues Golf Club, The Wilds, Great Circle Earthworks
Highlights from your plan
The Virtues Golf Club ©
The Virtues Golf Club
National Road Zane Grey Museum ©
National Road Zane Grey Museum
The Wilds ©
The Wilds

1
night
Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the sky in a new way at Science Museum of Western Virginia & Hopkins Planetarium, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Parkway Brewing Company, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Carvins Cove Natural Reserve.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Roanoke trip planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Roanoke takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Athens in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Roanoke, with lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Parkway Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Carvins Cove Natural Reserve ©
Carvins Cove Natural Reserve
Parkway Brewing Company ©
Parkway Brewing Company

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Military Aviation Museum and Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Currituck Banks Reserve. Go for a jaunt from Virginia Beach to Corolla to see Whalehead in Historic Corolla about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach.

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

Traveling by car from Roanoke to Virginia Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Corolla, Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
Highlights from your plan
Currituck Banks Reserve ©
Currituck Banks Reserve
Whalehead Club ©
Whalehead Club
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wilmington travel route site .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Wilmington takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. You'll set off for Myrtle Beach on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Wilmington

Outdoors Tours Golf

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Get some historical perspective at Kaminski House Museum and Hopsewee Plantation. Get outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Mt. Atlanticus. There's much more to do: tour the water at your own pace with Boat Rentals, explore and take pictures at Myrtle Beach Pelicans, enjoy some diversion at Hollywood Wax Museum, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Wilmington to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Port Orange.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Tours Golf

Side Trip

Georgetown
Highlights from your plan
Kaminski House Museum ©
Kaminski House Museum
Hopsewee Plantation ©
Hopsewee Plantation
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Port Orange

Port Orange ©
Port Orange is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Reptile Discovery Center and then view the masterpieces at Ocean Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, hike along Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and then choose your vessel at A Day Away Kayak Tours.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Port Orange tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Port Orange in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in September, Port Orange is a bit warmer at night with lows of 74°F. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Port Orange

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Reptile Discovery Center, A Day Away Kayak Tours, Ocean Art Gallery, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
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Reptile Discovery Center ©
Reptile Discovery Center
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens ©
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens
A Day Away Kayak Tours ©
A Day Away Kayak Tours

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