36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Tampa, Florida
Drive:  4 h 15 min
1
Amelia Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Atlantic Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Kitty Hawk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Haymarket
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Lynchburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
10
Asheville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
11
Helen
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
12
Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
13
Jekyll Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
End: Tampa, Florida

2
nights
Amelia Island

Amelia Island ©
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
You've now added Fernandina Beach to your itinerary. On the 15th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Fort Clinch State Park and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Amelia Island Museum of History, then steep yourself in history at Fernandina Beach, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Marlin & Barrel Distillery, and finally contemplate the long history of Amelia Island Historic District.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amelia Island day trip planning website.

Tampa to Amelia Island is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Tampa in April: highs in Amelia Island hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Amelia Island

Historic Sites Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fernandina Beach ©
Fernandina Beach
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
Marlin & Barrel Distillery ©
Marlin & Barrel Distillery

3
nights
Hilton Head

Hilton Head ©
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Explore Hilton Head's surroundings by going to Beaufort (Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours & Hunting Island State Park). There's lots more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, shop like a local with Art League of Hilton Head, trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head trip planner.

Drive from Amelia Island to Hilton Head in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 59°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Beaufort
Highlights from your plan
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Speed Boats Tours
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 20th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3 and then steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grace Church Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and then make a trip to Ann Caldwell & the Magnolia Singers.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Wed) before leaving for Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

3
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Step out of Myrtle Beach to go to Murrells Inlet and see Brookgreen Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take a leisurely stroll along Myrtle Beach Boardwalk & Promenade, experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Pee Dee Bicycle.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Myrtle Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Myrtle Beach are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Atlantic Beach.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Brookgreen Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens

2
nights
Atlantic Beach

Atlantic Beach ©
Atlantic Beach is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and then look for gifts at Wings Beachwear. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Island Express Ferry Service, examine the collection at North Carolina Maritime Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Macon State Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Atlantic Beach sightseeing planner.

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Atlantic Beach in 3.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Atlantic Beach can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You'll set off for Kitty Hawk on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Atlantic Beach

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Beaufort, North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Highlights from your plan
Island Express Ferry Service ©
Island Express Ferry Service
Fort Macon State Park ©
Fort Macon State Park
North Carolina Maritime Museum ©
North Carolina Maritime Museum

2
nights
Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, and is a part of what is known as North Carolina's Outer Banks. On the 27th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, see Off-Road Tours, then visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kitty Hawk trip planner.

You can drive from Atlantic Beach to Kitty Hawk in 3.5 hours. In April in Kitty Hawk, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Kitty Hawk

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corolla, Parasailing & Paragliding, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Jockey's Ridge State Park
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
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 29th (Wed): gain insight at College of William & Mary.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Williamsburg day trip planning app.

You can drive from Kitty Hawk to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kitty Hawk in April, expect nights in Williamsburg to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Haymarket.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
College of William & Mary ©
College of William & Mary

9
nights
Haymarket

Haymarket ©
Haymarket is a town in Prince William County, Virginia, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Amissville (Gray Ghost Winery & Narmada Winery), Delaplane (RdV Vineyards, Delaplane Cellars, &more) and Morais Vineyards (in Bealeton). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Ellwood Manor, do a tasting at Mediterranean Cellars, walk around Monroe Park, and admire the striking features of Long Branch Plantation.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Haymarket tour planner.

Drive from Williamsburg to Haymarket in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Williamsburg in May since evenings lows in Haymarket dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Haymarket

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Middleburg, Delaplane, Warrenton, Amissville, Hume
Highlights from your plan
Barrel Oak Winery ©
Barrel Oak Winery
Sky Meadows State Park ©
Sky Meadows State Park
Ellwood Manor ©
Ellwood Manor

2
nights
Lynchburg

Lynchburg ©
Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On the 10th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverwalk Trail and then have fun and explore at Amazement Square. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Old City Cemetery, explore the landscape on two wheels at Blackwater Creek Trail, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Presbyterian Cemetery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Percival’s Island Natural Area.

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

Getting from Haymarket to Lynchburg by car takes about 3 hours. In May in Lynchburg, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old City Cemetery ©
Old City Cemetery
Presbyterian Cemetery ©
Presbyterian Cemetery
Percival’s Island Natural Area ©
Percival’s Island Natural Area

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nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Venture out of the city with trips to Greenville (Dark Corner Distillery & Falls Park on the Reedy). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Biltmore, take in the exciting artwork at Asheville Gallery of Art, shop like a local with St.Claire Art, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lynchburg to Asheville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Helen.

Things to do in Asheville

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Greenville, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Falls Park on the Reedy ©
Falls Park on the Reedy
Food Tours

1
night
Helen

Helen ©
A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get your game on at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf, immerse yourself in nature at Unicoi State Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helen trip itinerary site.

Drive from Asheville to Helen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Helen can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Augusta.

Things to do in Helen

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf ©
Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Unicoi State Park
Unicoi State Park

1
night
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. On the 16th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Riverwalk, pause for some serene contemplation at The Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, and then see the interesting displays at Augusta Canal Discovery Center.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Augusta vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Helen to Augusta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Helen in May: high temperatures in Augusta hover around 84°F and lows are around 64°F. On the 17th (Sun), you'll travel to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Augusta

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Riverwalk ©
Riverwalk
The Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church ©
The Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church

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nights
Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Jekyll Island is known for wildlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Driftwood Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Faith Chapel, and take a stroll through Jekyll Island Historic District.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jekyll Island road trip planning website.

Getting from Augusta to Jekyll Island by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 67°F. On the 20th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Jekyll Island Trail System ©
Jekyll Island Trail System
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach

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