36 days in Continental USA Itinerary

36 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Key West
— 6 nights
Fly
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Miami
— 5 nights
Drive
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Merritt Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
Drive
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Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive
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Charleston
— 6 nights
Fly to Norfolk, Drive to Hatteras Island
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Hatteras Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
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Key West

— 6 nights

Conch Republic

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 out of town with these interesting Key West side-trips: Big Pine Key (National Key Deer Refuge & Bahia Honda State Park). Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner.

Atlanta to Key West is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Atlanta in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Key West, with highs around 78°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Miami

— 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Pineland Trail, &more), Tavernier (Florida Keys Flats Fishing & Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center) and Island Dolphin Care (in Key Largo). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Lincoln Road, stroll through South Beach, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Miami road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Miami takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Merritt Island.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Merritt Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Parker Brothers Concepts, look and learn at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, then get curious at Space Shuttle Atlantis, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Time and Tide Tours, relax and rejuvenate at Beach Pole Fitness, then stroll around Cherie Down Park, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Florida Beer Company.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Merritt Island road trip app.

You can drive from Miami to Merritt Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Miami in February: high temperatures in Merritt Island hover around 73°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Merritt Island

Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Augustine: Fernandina Beach (The Maritime Museum of Amelia Island, Marlin & Barrel Distillery, &more) and DeLand (Stetson Mansion & Blue Heron River Tours Inc). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, explore the galleries of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and step into the grandiose world of Castillo de San Marcos National Monument.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip planner.

Traveling by car from Merritt Island to St. Augustine takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Merritt Island in February; daily highs in St. Augustine reach 68°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Savannah

— 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore Savannah's surroundings by going to Beaufort (Pat Conroy Literary Center, Beaufort History Museum, &more) and Jekyll Island (Faith Chapel & Jekyll Island Trail System). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, stop by Aleksandra's Gift Shop, and stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery.

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

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Savannah when traveling from St. Augustine in February, with lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Trails

Side Trips

Hilton Head

— 3 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Change things up with a short trip to Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort (about 58 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hilton Head Distillery, see the interesting displays at Coastal Discovery Museum, and indulge your senses at Carolina Tasting Room.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hilton Head driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Hilton Head in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hilton Head are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Charleston

— 6 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, walk around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, and admire the natural beauty at Middleton Place.

To find photos and tourist information, use the Charleston itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Charleston sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Hatteras Island

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Blue Pelican Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hatteras Island online route planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Charleston to Hatteras Island in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Charleston in March: highs in Hatteras Island hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Virginia Beach

— 2 nights

The Resort City

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 6th (Sat): stroll around Windsor Castle Park, contemplate the long history of St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Chesapeake Bay Distillery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum, admire the masterpieces at Chrysler Museum of Art, and then take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach road trip planner.

Getting from Hatteras Island to Virginia Beach by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Hatteras Island in March since evenings lows in Virginia Beach dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Colonial National Historical Park, contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, and then do a tasting at Silver Hand Meadery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Georgia Coast travel guide

4.5
Sacred & Religious Sites · Historic Sites · Landmarks

Coastal South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Historic Sites · Beaches

North Carolina Coast travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Lighthouses · Piers & Boardwalks
Plan a trip to North Carolina Coast to explore a lengthy stretch of barrier island beaches. While there, you'll have a chance to discover some 480 km (300 mi) of beaches, each offering a different vibe and a range of activities. As you holiday in North Carolina Coast, you'll also find many coastal towns, adding urban things to do to your itinerary. Things to do in North Carolina Coast range from wreck diving and working on that perfect tan, to dining at fine restaurants and exploring historical sites.