30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Virginia Beach
Drive:  2 h
1
Arlington
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Chincoteague Island
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h
3
Richmond
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Weston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Fancy Gap
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
7
Blue Ridge
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Shuttle + Fly:  5 h
8
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Nags Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
10
Wilmington
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
11
Tybee Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Jekyll Island
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
13
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  15 min
14
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
15
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  17 h 30 min
16
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
17
Vicksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
End: Biloxi

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Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then take a stroll through Old Town. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, then steep yourself in history at Chatham Manor, and then admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon.

Discover how to plan a Arlington trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Virginia Beach to Arlington is an approximately 3- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July in Arlington, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

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Chincoteague Island

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chincoteague Island day trip planner.

You can drive from Arlington to Chincoteague Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. On the 4th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Pamplin Historical Park and then explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, then browse the exhibits of The Rising Sun Tavern, then steep yourself in history at Chatham Manor, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Richmond day trip website.

Traveling by car from Chincoteague Island to Richmond takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Richmond can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Pamplin Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Pamplin Historical Park ©
Pamplin Historical Park
Chatham Manor ©
Chatham Manor

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Gettysburg National Military Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sat), stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery and then take in the history at Monocacy National Battlefield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, pause for some photo ops at Abraham Lincoln Statue, and then immerse yourself in nature at Catoctin Mountain Park.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gettysburg online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Gettysburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Richmond in July: high temperatures in Gettysburg hover around 84°F and lows are around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Weston.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monocacy National Battlefield, Catoctin Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Catoctin Mountain Park
Catoctin Mountain Park

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Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. On the 8th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at West Virginia American Art Glass, then do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines, and then look for all kinds of wild species at West Virginia State Wildlife Center. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Weston holiday planning tool.

Getting from Gettysburg to Weston by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In July, daytime highs in Weston are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Fancy Gap.

Things to do in Weston

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

West Virginia State Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
West Virginia State Wildlife Center ©
West Virginia State Wildlife Center
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
West Virginia American Art Glass ©
West Virginia American Art Glass

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Fancy Gap

Fancy Gap ©
Fancy Gap is a census-designated place (CDP) in Carroll County, Virginia, United States. You've now added Blue Ridge Pkwy to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get all the information you need at The Mount Airy Visitors Center, contemplate the long history of Mabry Mill, and then cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fancy Gap day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Weston to Fancy Gap takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Fancy Gap are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Fancy Gap

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blue Ridge Pkwy, The Mount Airy Visitors Center, Mabry Mill
Highlights from your plan
Mabry Mill ©
Mabry Mill
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The Mount Airy Visitors Center ©
The Mount Airy Visitors Center

1
night
Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge ©
A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Blue Ridge online road trip planner.

You can drive from Fancy Gap to Blue Ridge in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Blue Ridge are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Charlottesville.
Highlights from your plan
Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monticello. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Bearfence Mountain, then take in the exciting artwork at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monticello.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Charlottesville trip builder site.

Do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight from Blue Ridge to Charlottesville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Charlottesville are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Luray Hawksbill Greenway, Bearfence Mountain, Woodrow Wilson Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Bearfence Mountain ©
Bearfence Mountain
Monticello ©
Monticello
C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery ©
C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery

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Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Historic Jamestowne. Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum and Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial and stop by Life On A Sandbar.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nags Head trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Nags Head in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. July in Nags Head sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Wilmington.

Things to do in Nags Head

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Corolla, Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, Historic Jamestowne, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Wright Brothers National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Bizarre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Wilmington trip tool.

Traveling by car from Nags Head to Wilmington takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. July in Wilmington sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Wilmington

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
Highlights from your plan
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens
Museum of the Bizarre ©
Museum of the Bizarre

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Tybee Island

Tybee Island
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. On the 18th (Thu), stroll through North Beach, enjoy the sea views from Cockspur lighthouse, and then browse the exhibits of Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tybee Island day trip website.

You can fly from Wilmington to Tybee Island in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Cockspur lighthouse ©
Cockspur lighthouse
North Beach
North Beach

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Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Driftwood Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Jekyll Island travel route planner.

Drive from Tybee Island to Jekyll Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Jekyll Island are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center

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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.
You've added E11EVEN Miami, Calle Ocho, Ball & Chain, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): join in the after-dark buzz at E11EVEN Miami, wander the streets of Calle Ocho, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, join in the after-dark buzz at Ball & Chain, then see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Deering Estate.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami day trip planning website.

You can fly from Jekyll Island to Miami in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Nightlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Deering Estate ©
Deering Estate
Perez Art Museum Miami ©
Perez Art Museum Miami
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
You've now added Ocean Drive to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church, and then take a stroll through Ocean Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, then take in the exciting artwork at Lik Miami, then have fun and explore at Museum of Discovery and Science, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Britto Central.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Miami Beach trip itinerary maker tool.

Miami Beach is just a stone's throw from Miami. In July in Miami Beach, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Haulover Beach Park, Museum of Discovery and Science
Highlights from your plan
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park
Britto Central ©
Britto Central

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dry Tortugas National Park. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dry Tortugas National Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, then enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and finally glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Miami Beach to Key West by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Key West are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 81°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum ©

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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.
On the 26th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and then stop by Faulkner House Books. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Key West to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to New Orleans. When traveling from Key West in July, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 80°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vicksburg.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Popular historic sites such as Vicksburg National Military Park and Anchuca Mansion are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at U.S.S. Cairo Museum and Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum and Interpretive Center. Change things up with a short trip to Mississippi Petrified Forest in Flora (about 50 minutes away). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at The Old Depot Museum.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vicksburg day trip planning website.

Drive from New Orleans to Vicksburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or fly. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Vicksburg are somewhat warmer (91°F), and nights are slightly colder (72°F). On the 30th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mississippi Petrified Forest
Highlights from your plan
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
Anchuca Mansion ©
Anchuca Mansion

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