43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Virginia Beach
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Hatteras Island
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Wilmington
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Hilton Head
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Savannah
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Amelia Island
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Orlando
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Miami
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Key West
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Naples
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Ocala
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Lumpkin
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Dawsonville
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Summersville
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Shenandoah National Park
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Rehoboth Beach
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Washington DC — 3 nights

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.
You've added International Spy Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Capitol Hill, and other attractions to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Let the collections at National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian American Art Museum capture your imagination. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of African Art.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC sightseeing planner.

Southampton to Washington DC is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Southampton in July, with highs in Washington DC at 89°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Virginia Beach.
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Virginia Beach — 2 nights

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: let little ones run wild at Grommet Island Park, then examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Beach, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Washington DC to Virginia Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hatteras Island.
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Hatteras Island — 2 nights

You've now added Cape Hatteras National Seashore to your itinerary.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hatteras Island trip builder app.

Drive from Virginia Beach to Hatteras Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Hatteras Island, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Wilmington.
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Wilmington — 1 night

Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Battleship North Carolina has been added to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Wilmington trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Hatteras Island to Wilmington in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Charleston.
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Charleston — 2 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Sullivan's Island Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Charleston journey planning app.

Drive from Wilmington to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Hilton Head.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lawton Stables as well as Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Step off the beaten path and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Folly Field Beach Park. Kids will enjoy Driessen Beach Park and Fort Mitchel. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Burkes Beach, let the kids burn off some steam at Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Savannah.
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Savannah — 2 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Savannah River Beach as well as Skidaway Island State Park. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Skidaway Island State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Savannah River Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Savannah trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Savannah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Amelia Island.
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Amelia Island — 2 nights

The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Amelia Island Paddle Surf Company as well as Amelia Island State Park. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Seaside Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Main Beach, then identify plant and animal life at George's Jet Ski Adventures, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Amelia Island State Park.

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You can drive from Savannah to Amelia Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August in Amelia Island, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 77°F at night. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Orlando.
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Orlando — 1 night

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.
You've now added Universal Orlando Resort to your itinerary. On the 11th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Orlando.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Orlando online vacation planner.

Drive from Amelia Island to Orlando in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Orlando sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Miami.
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Miami — 2 nights

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Your day by day itinerary now includes ZWF Miami as well as Airboat In Everglades. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZWF Miami and then tour in harmony with nature at Airboat In Everglades. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Miami road trip site.

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Miami sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Key West.
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Key West — 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dolphin Research Center, Key West Seaplane Adventures and Scuba & Snorkeling. Escape the urban bustle at Sombrero Beach and Sombrero Reef. Get a sense of the local culture at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center and West Martello Tower. Step out of Key West with an excursion to Crane Point Museum & Nature Center in Marathon--about 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Key West trip planner.

Getting from Miami to Key West by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Key West sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 81°F at night. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Naples.
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Naples — 2 nights

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Golisano Children's Museum of Naples and then kick back and relax at Vanderbilt Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Naples trip builder website.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Key West to Naples in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Naples, with lows of 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Ocala.
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Ocala — 2 nights

Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Your day by day itinerary now includes Sholom Park as well as Rainbow Springs State Park. On the 21st (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Rainbow Springs State Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Ocala Downtown Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ocala trip planning site.

You can drive from Naples to Ocala in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lumpkin.
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Lumpkin — 2 nights

The city of Lumpkin is the county seat of Stewart County, Georgia, United States. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Providence Canyon State Outdoor Recreation Area.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lumpkin trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Ocala to Lumpkin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Lumpkin are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dawsonville.
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Dawsonville — 2 nights

Dawsonville is a city in Dawson County, Georgia, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Zwerner Trail, Amicalola Falls State Park, Chattahoochee National Forest, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): stroll through Lake Zwerner Trail, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Consolidated Gold Mine, and then immerse yourself in nature at Amicalola Falls State Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dawsonville day trip tool.

You can drive from Lumpkin to Dawsonville in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lumpkin in August: highs in Dawsonville hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 67°F. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park — 4 nights

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Explore hidden gems such as Cades Cove and Chimneys Picnic Area. Escape the urban bustle at Clingmans Dome and Tom Branch Falls. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls, pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Midnight Hole Falls, and make a trip to Elkmont Ghost Town.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dawsonville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel to Summersville.
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Summersville — 2 nights

Summersville is a city in Nicholas County, West Virginia, USA. The population was 3,572 at the 2010 census. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mountain Surf Paddle Sports, Adventures on the Gorge and New River Gorge Bridge. On the 30th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Summersville Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): snap pictures at New River Gorge Bridge and then kick your exploration up a notch at Adventures on the Gorge.

Before you visit Summersville, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Explore your travel options from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Summersville with the Route module. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in August, things will get a bit cooler in Summersville: highs are around 79°F and lows about 61°F. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Shenandoah National Park.
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Shenandoah National Park — 3 nights

Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Skyline Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): cruise along Skyline Drive, then take in the awesome beauty at Pinnacles, and then hike along Limberlost Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Summersville to Shenandoah National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. In September in Shenandoah National Park, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 60°F at night. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rehoboth Beach.
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Rehoboth Beach — 1 night

The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Plan trip to Rehoboth Beach with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Shenandoah National Park to Rehoboth Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rehoboth Beach can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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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.
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