41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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41 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Princeton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Charles Town
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Davis
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Weston
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Bowling Green
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Pisgah Forest
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
10
Beaufort
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
11
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
12
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Valdosta
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
14
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Tampa
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
16
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©
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 Media Boat / Adventure Sightseeing Tours has been added to your itinerary. Head to Fifth Avenue and FAO Schwarzfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach in Stony Brook, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore and take pictures at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
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Princeton

Princeton ©
Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Princeton trip site .

You can drive from New York City to Princeton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Princeton can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Duke Farms
Highlights from your plan
Duke Farms ©
Duke Farms
Washington Crossing Historic Park ©
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary. Get a sense of the local culture at National Air and Space Museum and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, steep yourself in history at Georgetown University, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

Drive from Princeton to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Princeton in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Washington DC. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Charles Town.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

1
night
Charles Town

Charles Town ©
Charles Town, officially the City of Charles Town, is a city in Jefferson County, West Virginia, and is also the county seat. On the 5th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at DeFluri's, witness the site of a historic battle at Antietam National Battlefield, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Charles Town visit planner .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Charles Town takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Charles Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Davis.

Things to do in Charles Town

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Harpers Ferry, Antietam National Battlefield, DeFluri's
Highlights from your plan
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church ©

2
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, and then admire the majestic nature at Blackwater Falls State Park. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Seneca Rocks and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dolly Sods.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Davis planning app .

Getting from Charles Town to Davis by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Davis, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Weston.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Seneca Rocks, Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, Dolly Sods
Highlights from your plan
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures ©
Blackwater Outdoor Adventures
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Seneca Rocks ©
Seneca Rocks

2
nights
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get your game on at Stonewall Resort Recreation, then contemplate the long history of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Appalachian Glass. On your second day here, get all the information you need at Elkins Depot Welcome Center and then look for all kinds of wild species at West Virginia State Wildlife Center.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Weston trip itinerary app .

Getting from Davis to Weston by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Weston, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

West Virginia State Wildlife Center, Elkins Depot Welcome Center, Stonewall Resort Recreation
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
West Virginia State Wildlife Center ©
Stonewall Resort Recreation ©
Stonewall Resort Recreation

1
night
Louisville

Louisville
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at 21c Museum Hotel, then take a peaceful walk through The Parklands of Floyds Fork, and then steep yourself in history at Louisville Mega Cavern.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Louisville trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Weston to Louisville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Weston in August; daily highs in Louisville reach 35°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Louisville

Nature Parks Trails

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Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Historic RailPark and Train Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and then trek along Fat Man's Misery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Corvette Museum and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bowling Green trip planner .

You can drive from Louisville to Bowling Green in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Bowling Green. In August in Bowling Green, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pisgah Forest.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave National Park
Highlights from your plan
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum

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nights
Pisgah Forest

Pisgah Forest ©
Pisgah Forest is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at DuPont State Recreational Forest, then get your game on at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine, then admire the sheer force of Looking Glass Falls, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Cradle of Forestry and then explore the striking landscape at Sliding Rock.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Pisgah Forest road trip app .

You can drive from Bowling Green to Pisgah Forest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bowling Green to Pisgah Forest due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bowling Green in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Pisgah Forest: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Beaufort.

Things to do in Pisgah Forest

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

DuPont State Recreational Forest, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine ©
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest
Sliding Rock ©
Sliding Rock

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Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a town in and the county seat of Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. On the 16th (Sun), 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. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Lookout National Seashore, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Beaufort trip site .

Getting from Pisgah Forest to Beaufort by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Pisgah Forest in August since evenings lows in Beaufort dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Beaufort

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, Cape Lookout National Seashore, Fort Macon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Island Express Ferry Service ©
Island Express Ferry Service
Cape Lookout National Seashore ©
Cape Lookout National Seashore
Fort Macon State Park ©
Fort Macon State Park

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Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get lost in a book at Billy Graham Library, get in on the family fun at Carowinds, and then look for gifts at PuckerButt Pepper Company. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then engage your brain at Discovery Place Science, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Kings.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Charlotte trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Beaufort to Charlotte takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

PuckerButt Pepper Company
Highlights from your plan
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Discovery Place Science ©
Discovery Place Science
Carowinds ©
Carowinds

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Bring the kids along to Stone Mountain Park and Georgia Aquarium. Get some cultural insight at Center for Civil and Human Rights and Centennial Olympic Park. The adventure continues: partake in some friendly competition at The Escape Game Atlanta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta, look for gifts at Buford Highway Farmers Market, and see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Atlanta online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Charlotte to Atlanta in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Valdosta.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Stone Mountain Park, Buford Highway Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Atlanta ©
The Escape Game Atlanta
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

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Valdosta

Valdosta ©
Valdosta is a city in and the county seat of Lowndes County, located on the southern border of Georgia, United States. On the 23rd (Sun), find something for the whole family at Wild Adventures Theme Park, get your game on at Epic Escape Rooms, and then stop by Magnolia Plantation. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Keylypso of West Palm Beach.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Atlanta to Valdosta. In August, daily temperatures in Valdosta can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Valdosta

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Magnolia Plantation, Keylypso of West Palm Beach, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park
Highlights from your plan
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park ©
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park
Epic Escape Rooms ©
Epic Escape Rooms
Wild Adventures Theme Park ©
Wild Adventures Theme Park

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Discovery Cove and Walt Disney World Resort. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, and discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

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You can drive from Valdosta to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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Tampa

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Siesta Beach will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sarasota National Cemetery and Morean Art Center. Take a break from Tampa with a short trip to Anna Maria Rocks in Anna Maria, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at The Dali Museum, get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tampa holiday planner.

You can drive from Orlando to Tampa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Tampa sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Tampa

Outdoors Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, Sarasota National Cemetery, Siesta Beach, Anna Maria Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lincoln Road and St Patrick Catholic Church. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bayside Marketplace and Dolphin Mall. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Key Largo (about 1h 20 min away). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Miami travel planning app .

Fly from Tampa to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road