34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Stowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
New York City
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 5 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Cherokee
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Asheville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Blowing Rock
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Durham
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Beaufort
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
10
Arlington
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Montreal

3
nights
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Explore Stowe's surroundings by going to Bucklin Trail (in Mendon), Mad River (in Waitsfield) and Montshire Museum of Science (in Norwich). There's lots more to do: trek along Stowe Recreation Path, examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Shelburne Bay Park, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Green Mountain Distillers.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Stowe road trip planning tool .

Montreal, Canada to Stowe is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Stowe when traveling from Montreal in June, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Shelburne, Mad River, Green Mountain Distillers, Bucklin Trail, Lamoille Valley Rail Trail
Highlights from your plan
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

7
nights
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: make a trip to Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New York City sightseeing website .

You can drive from Stowe to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stowe in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

5
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Jersey Shore Alpacas (in Cape May), Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's much more to do: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, get your game on at Urban Axes Philadelphia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip builder tool .

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cherokee.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, Jersey Shore Alpacas, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park

3
nights
Cherokee

The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Explore Cherokee's surroundings by going to Dry Falls (in Highlands), Carolina Outfitters (in Topton) and Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum (in Maggie Valley). And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the awesome beauty at Whiteside Mountain, admire the sheer force of Indian Creek Falls, and take a memorable drive along Cherohala Skyway.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cherokee vacation planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and car from Philadelphia to Cherokee in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In July, Cherokee is a bit cooler than Philadelphia - with highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Cherokee

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Indian Creek Falls, River Rafting & Tubing, Whiteside Mountain, Dry Falls, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Change things up with these side-trips from Asheville: Pisgah Forest Gem Mine (in Pisgah Forest), Hendersonville (Elijah Mountain Gem Mine & Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards) and Zipline (in Lake Lure). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Biltmore, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Crystal Mountain Gem Mine, sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, and cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Asheville sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Cherokee to Asheville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hendersonville, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Zipline, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Pisgah Forest Gem Mine
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine ©
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine

3
nights
Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blowing Rock: Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail (in Damascus), Virginia Creeper Trail Club (in Abingdon) and Grayson Highlands State Park (in Mouth of Wilson). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection at The Blue Ridge Music Center, take in the awesome beauty at Grandfather Mountain, and go deep underground at Foggy Mountain Gem Mine.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Blowing Rock trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Asheville to Blowing Rock in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Asheville in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Blowing Rock, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Durham.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Foggy Mountain Gem Mine, Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail, Grayson Highlands State Park, Virginia Creeper Trail Club, Grandfather Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Grayson Highlands State Park ©
Grayson Highlands State Park

2
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Conservators Center, then admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and then get your game on at Urban Axes Durham. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, then see the interesting displays at The Carolina Basketball Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Neuse River Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Durham vacation tool .

Traveling by car from Blowing Rock to Durham takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Blowing Rock in July, expect Durham to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Trails Fun & Games

Side Trips

Conservators Center, Neuse River Trail, The Carolina Basketball Museum
Highlights from your plan
Urban Axes Durham ©
Urban Axes Durham
Conservators Center ©
Conservators Center
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens

3
nights
Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a town in and the county seat of Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beaufort: Harkers Island (Cape Lookout National Seashore & Cape Lookout Lighthouse), Emerald Isle (The Sweet Spot & The Point) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Swansboro). There's still lots to do: stop by Island Express Ferry Service, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Macon State Park, don't miss a visit to Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground, and observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Beaufort tour planner.

Traveling by car from Durham to Beaufort takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Beaufort

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Emerald Isle, Harkers Island, North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, Fort Macon State Park, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Highlights from your plan
Island Express Ferry Service ©
Island Express Ferry Service
Cape Lookout National Seashore ©
Cape Lookout National Seashore
Fort Macon State Park ©
Fort Macon State Park

2
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.
On the 29th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Naval Aviation Monument, then brush up on your military savvy at Military Aviation Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Noland Trail, explore the galleries of St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, and then stroll around The Mariners' Museum & Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Virginia Beach online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Beaufort to Virginia Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Arlington.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Newport News, Chrysler Museum of Art, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

2
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 31st (Fri), see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Vernon Trail.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Arlington day trip app .

Getting from Virginia Beach to Arlington by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In July in Arlington, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites Trails Parks

Side Trips

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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