37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
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Atlantic Beach
— 1 night
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Kitty Hawk
— 1 night
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Williamsburg
— 2 nights
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Haymarket
— 1 night
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Lynchburg
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Helen
— 3 nights
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Augusta
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
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Amelia Island
— 1 night
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco tour planner.

Tampa to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In September, San Francisco is little chillier than Tampa - with highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Yellowstone National Park

— 6 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, explore the activities along Shoshone Lake, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online holiday planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in New York City: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Myrtle Beach

— 2 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at Sacred Willow Spa, catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at New South Brewing. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Bijuju, explore the landscape on two wheels at Pee Dee Bicycle, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally see the interesting displays at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Myrtle Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Atlantic Beach.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Atlantic Beach

— 1 night
Atlantic Beach is a town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. On the 24th (Fri), take a leisurely stroll along Oceanana Pier & Pier House Restaurant, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Macon State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail, and finally stop by Wings Beachwear.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Atlantic Beach travel planner.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Atlantic Beach in 3.5 hours. September in Atlantic Beach sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kitty Hawk.

Things to do in Atlantic Beach

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Kitty Hawk

— 1 night
Kitty Hawk is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, and is a part of what is known as North Carolina's Outer Banks. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): play a few rounds at Duck Woods Country Club, then relax and rejuvenate at Outer Banks Yoga, then stop by Knitting Addiction, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Ghost Crab Quest.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kitty Hawk trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Atlantic Beach to Kitty Hawk takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Kitty Hawk

Outdoors · Golf · Tours · Shopping

Williamsburg

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg, then make a trip to St. George Tucker House, and then admire the striking features of Wren Building. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Colonial National Historical Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and finally stop by Quirks of Art.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Williamsburg holiday planner.

You can drive from Kitty Hawk to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. In September in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Haymarket.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Haymarket

— 1 night
Haymarket is a town in Prince William County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): do a tasting at The Winery at La Grange and then relax in the rural setting at Burnside Farms.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Haymarket road trip tool.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Haymarket in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Williamsburg in September, things will get a bit cooler in Haymarket: highs are around 79°F and lows about 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Haymarket

Wineries

Lynchburg

— 1 night
Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On the 29th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Point of Honor, look for all kinds of wild species at Blackwater Creek Trail, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Presbyterian Cemetery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Percival's Island Natural Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lynchburg route planner.

Traveling by car from Haymarket to Lynchburg takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Asheville

— 3 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asheville: Justus Orchard (in Hendersonville), Gatlinburg (Fowler's Clay Works, Sugarlands Distilling Company, &more) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Mount LeConte, Chimneys Picnic Area, &more). There's more to do: learn the secrets of beer at BREW-ed and relax in the rural setting at Carolina Bison Farm.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip builder tool.

You can drive from Lynchburg to Asheville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September in Asheville, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Helen.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Helen

— 3 nights

Georgia's Alpine Village

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helen: Dry Falls (in Highlands), River Rafting & Tubing (in Ducktown) and Grumpy Old Men Brewing (in Blue Ridge). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at VIP Southern Tours, see the interesting displays at Charlemagne's Kingdom, admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, and stop by Betty's Country Store.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helen trip app.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Helen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Helen can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Augusta.

Things to do in Helen

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta

— 2 nights
Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia, and located on the Savannah River, at the head of its navigable portion. On the 6th (Wed), stroll the grounds of Magnolia Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Signer's Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Meadow Garden, then get engrossed in the history at Augusta Canal Discovery Center, and finally look for gifts at La Bonbonniere. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Augusta Museum of History, admire the landmark architecture of The Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson, then admire the masterpieces at Morris Museum of Art, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Augusta trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Helen to Augusta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, Augusta is a bit warmer than Helen - with highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Augusta

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, and then admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Drayton Hall, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Charleston visit website.

You can drive from Augusta to Charleston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, indulge your senses at Carolina Tasting Room, then look for gifts at Hilton Head Oils, and finally get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. On the next day, get outside with Forecast Charters, stroll the grounds of Beaufort National Cemetery, and then get outside with HHI Jet Pack.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Jekyll Island

— 2 nights
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Jekyll Island Trail System, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Faith Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Georgia Adventure Sports, then head outdoors with Coastal Outdoor Adventures, then steep yourself in history at Horton House, and finally kick back and relax at Driftwood Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jekyll Island trip site.

Drive from Hilton Head to Jekyll Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Amelia Island.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches

Amelia Island

— 1 night
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
On the 14th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Egan's Creek Park, look for gifts at Slightly off Centre gallery and gifts, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Marlin & Barrel Distillery, and finally cast your line with SemperFi Charters.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Amelia Island tour itinerary maker site.

Drive from Jekyll Island to Amelia Island in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Amelia Island

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.