35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Fort Lauderdale
— 3 nights
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Miami
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Wilmington
— 1 night
Train
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Taxi
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Arlington
— 6 nights
Drive
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Harrisonburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Charlottesville
— 3 nights
Drive
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Richmond
— 3 nights
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Williamsburg
— 4 nights
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Fort Lauderdale

— 3 nights

Venice of America

Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Sawgrass Mills has been added to your itinerary. Head to E Las Olas Blvd and Calusa Coffee Roastersfor some retail therapy. Visiting Fort Lauderdale Beach and Las Olas Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Stranahan House, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park, and walk around Island City Park Preserve.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fort Lauderdale road trip site.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, Miami International Airport and Palm Beach International Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Miami

— 2 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Dadeland Mall has been added to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Wynwood Walls. The adventure continues: stroll through South Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Peter Tunney Experience, admire the masterpieces at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, and get engrossed in the history at Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Miami online vacation planner.

You can drive from Fort Lauderdale to Miami in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Miami, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Savannah.

Things to do in Miami

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Savannah

— 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 16th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Tybee Island Beach, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, then make a trip to Historic River Street, and finally walk around Forsyth Park.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Savannah online journey planner.

Drive from Miami to Savannah in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Miami in January, plan for slightly colder days in Savannah, with highs around 19°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 4 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Get some historical perspective at Masonic Temple and Washington Square Park. Get some cultural insight at Benjamin Franklin Museum and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Independence National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, steep yourself in history at Logan Circle, enjoy some music at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and stop by Society Hill.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planner.

Getting from Savannah to Philadelphia by car takes about 12 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Savannah in January: highs in Philadelphia hover around 5°C, while lows dip to -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Wilmington.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Wilmington

— 1 night
You've now added Christiana Mall to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Fri), have fun and explore at Delaware Children's Museum and then browse the different shops at Christiana Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Delaware Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum And Library, and then try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Wilmington trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Wilmington takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums · Shopping · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 2 nights
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 24th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally stroll through Capital Crescent Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds DC, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip builder.

Take a train from Wilmington to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Arlington

— 6 nights

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Visiting Mount Vernon Trail and Inside Ski Training Center will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Potomac Mills and Tysons Corner Center. Venture out of the city with trips to George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon), National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Liberty Mountain Resort (in Carroll Valley). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, visit Old Town, steep yourself in history at Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Catoctin Creek Distillery.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Arlington attractions planner.

Arlington is just a short distance from Washington DC. In January, daytime highs in Arlington are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Harrisonburg.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Harrisonburg

— 2 nights
Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of the U.S. state of Virginia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): look for gifts at Factory Antique Mall, then learn about winemaking at Barren Ridge Vineyards, then get engrossed in the history at The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, and finally examine the collection at Shenandoah Caverns - American Celebration on Parade. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Explore More Discovery Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Shenandoah Heritage Market, and then indulge your senses at White Oak Lavender Farm & The Purple WOLF Vineyard.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Harrisonburg trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Arlington to Harrisonburg takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Arlington in January since evenings lows in Harrisonburg dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Harrisonburg

Museums · Shopping · Wineries · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Charlottesville

— 3 nights

Hoo-Ville

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.
Popular historic sites such as The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio and Monticello are in your itinerary. Let the collections at C'ville Arts: A Cooperative Gallery and The Exchange Hotel Civil War medical Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the striking features of University of Virginia, steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland, and hike along Saunders-Monticello Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Charlottesville day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Harrisonburg to Charlottesville takes 1.5 hours. February in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Richmond

— 3 nights

The River City

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Pocahontas State Park and James River. Virginia Holocaust Museum and Shockoe Bottom Clay will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Edgar Allan Poe Museum, stop by For the Love of Chocolate, get a taste of the local shopping with Tom Leonard's Farmer's Market, and take a stroll through Carytown.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Richmond trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Richmond in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Richmond, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 4 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Chrysler Museum of Art and Virginia Living Museum. Get some historical perspective at Bassett Hall and Old Point Comfort Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williamsburg: O'Connor Brewing Co. (in Norfolk), Fort Monroe's Casemate Museum (in Hampton) and The Noland Trail (in Newport News). There's still lots to do: stop by Yankee Candle Village, learn about winemaking at Williamsburg Winery, don't miss a visit to St. George Tucker House, and cruise along Colonial Parkway.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Richmond to Williamsburg in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.