37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Corolla
— 1 night
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Kitty Hawk
— 3 nights
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Wilmington
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 5 nights
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Savannah
— 7 nights
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Tybee Island
— 2 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 4 nights
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Atlanta
— 4 nights
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Columbia
— 3 nights
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Raleigh
— 4 nights
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Corolla

— 1 night
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stroll through Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education and then kick back and relax at Currituck Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Corolla road trip planner.

Allentown to Corolla is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Allentown in September: high temperatures in Corolla hover around 84°F and lows are around 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Kitty Hawk.

Things to do in Corolla

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Kitty Hawk

— 3 nights
Kitty Hawk is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, and is a part of what is known as North Carolina's Outer Banks. Your day by day itinerary now includes Buffalo City Exhibit, Coquina Beach, Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, and other attractions you added. Attractions like Jockey's Ridge State Park and Ghost Crab Quest make great kid-friendly stops.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kitty Hawk trip planner.

Getting from Corolla to Kitty Hawk by car takes about an hour. In September in Kitty Hawk, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Kitty Hawk

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Wilmington

— 2 nights
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Wilmington trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kitty Hawk to Wilmington takes 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Wilmington are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Charleston.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Charleston

— 5 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Charleston Museum and St. Michael's Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edmondston-Alston House and Magnolia Cemetery. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Isle of Palms Beach, enjoy the sea views from Morris Island Lighthouse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Circular Congregational Church, and take an in-depth tour of Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planner.

Drive from Wilmington to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. On the 13th (Mon), you're off to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Savannah

— 7 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Museum-lovers will appreciate American Prohibition Museum and National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Colonial Park Cemetery and First African Baptist Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Beaufort (St. Helena's Anglican Church, Beaufort National Cemetery, &more), Parris Island Museum (in Parris Island) and Bluffton (Old Town Bluffton & The Church of the Cross). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, see the interesting displays at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Congregation Mickve Israel, and take an in-depth tour of Davenport House Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Savannah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tybee Island

— 2 nights
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. On the 21st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Gallery By The Sea, take in the exciting artwork at Fish Art Gallerie, and then don't miss a visit to Cockspur lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Tybee Beach Massage, then don't miss a visit to Tybee Island Museum - Battery Garland, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mid Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tybee Island itinerary planning site.

Tybee Island is just a stone's throw from Savannah. In September, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Jekyll Island

— 4 nights
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Visit Horton House and Washington Pump and Oak for their historical value. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mosaic, Jekyll Island Museum and Jekyll Island Golf Club. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm, steep yourself in history at Faith Chapel, stroll around Great Dunes Park, and stroll through Jekyll Island Trail System.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Jekyll Island day trip planning site.

Getting from Tybee Island to Jekyll Island by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Jekyll Island, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to Atlanta.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

Atlanta

— 4 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Family-friendly places like East Lake Golf Club and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as Carter Center and Anne Frank in the World. Venture out of the city with trips to BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir (in Lilburn) and Marietta Confederate Cemetery (in Marietta). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Scad Fash, steep yourself in history at Archibald Smith Plantation Home, go for a walk through Krog Street Tunnel, and explore the world behind art at Michael C. Carlos Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlanta online road trip planner.

Getting from Jekyll Island to Atlanta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Jekyll Island in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Atlanta, with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Columbia.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Columbia

— 3 nights

Capital of Southern Hospitality

A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Appreciate the collections at Lexington County Museum and South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Jackson National Cemetery and St. Peter's Catholic Church. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Episcopal Church, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Jackson, relax in the rural setting at City Roots, and steep yourself in history at Robert Mills House & Gardens.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Columbia road trip tool.

You can fly from Atlanta to Columbia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Columbia can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Columbia

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Raleigh

— 4 nights

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Family-friendly places like Gregg Museum of Art & Design and Alamance Arts will thrill your kids. Get some cultural insight at Coker Arboretum and Eno Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Raleigh: Mebane (Destination Downtown & Mebane Train Display), Old Town Cemetery (in Hillsborough) and The Chapel of the Cross (in Chapel Hill). It doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Artspace and take a stroll through North Hills.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Raleigh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Columbia to Raleigh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens · Beaches
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.

Georgia travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Aquariums · Parks
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.