45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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45 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mascot
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Gettysburg
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Luray
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Bedford
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Blowing Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Canton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
13
Vicksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
14
Baton Rouge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
16
Panama City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
17
Tampa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
18
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
19
Daytona Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
20
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
21
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  5​h 15​min
22
Ocracoke
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
23
Nags Head
— 1 night
drive:  7​h 30​min
24
Fenwick Island
— 1 night
drive:  11​h
25
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
26
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  31​h
End: Mascot

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at New York City Hall, then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. On your second day here, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, make a trip to Times Square, contemplate the long history of Hamilton Grange National Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Manhattan Waterfront Greenway.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online trip itinerary maker .

Mascot, Australia to New York City is an approximately 31-hour combination of car and flight. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Mascot to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mascot in September, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 22°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 20th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art and then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner .

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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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.
Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC travel planner .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
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
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gettysburg itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Washington DC to Gettysburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in September, with highs in Gettysburg at 29°C and lows at 16°C. You will leave for Harpers Ferry on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Museums Shopping

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from The Point, see the interesting displays at Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Catoctin Creek Distillery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Harpers Ferry trip itinerary app .

Drive from Gettysburg to Harpers Ferry in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Luray.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Winchester, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, Catoctin Creek Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters ©
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley ©
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum ©
Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum

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Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Luray tour planner .

Traveling by car from Harpers Ferry to Luray takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Luray are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bedford.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum ©
Luray Valley Museum ©
Luray Valley Museum

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Bedford

Bedford is an incorporated town and former independent city located within Bedford County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at National D-Day Memorial and then take in the exciting artwork at The Little Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bedford trip planning tool .

You can drive from Luray to Bedford in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Bedford

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Little Gallery, Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial

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Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock ©
Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. On the 28th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Turchin Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Blowing Rock online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Bedford to Blowing Rock takes 4 hours. Traveling from Bedford in September, expect Blowing Rock to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 13°C. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Canton.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Turchin Center
Highlights from your plan
Flat Top Manor ©
Flat Top Manor
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park ©
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Bolick and Traditions Pottery ©
Bolick and Traditions Pottery

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Canton

Canton ©
Canton is the second largest town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States. On the 29th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Somesvara Temple.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Canton holiday app .

Drive from Blowing Rock to Canton in 2 hours. Traveling from Blowing Rock in September, expect Canton to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 17°C. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Canton

Spas Historic Sites

Side Trips

Spas, Sri Somesvara Temple
Highlights from your plan
Sri Somesvara Temple ©
Sri Somesvara Temple

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery and then witness the site of a historic battle at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Canton to Chattanooga takes 3.5 hours. In September, Chattanooga is a bit warmer than Canton - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Highlights from your plan

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nashville sightseeing planner.

Getting from Chattanooga to Nashville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville due to the time zone difference. October in Nashville sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Bowie Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Bowie Nature Park ©
Bowie Nature Park

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 4th (Sun), examine the collection at Graceland, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then take a peaceful walk through Craighead Forest Park.

Plan trip to Memphis with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Vicksburg.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hampson Archeological Museum State Park, Horseshoe Tunica, Craighead Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 6th (Tue), don't miss a visit to McRaven House and then steep yourself in history at Old Courthouse.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vicksburg trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Vicksburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Cemetery ©
Vicksburg National Cemetery
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Old Courthouse ©
Old Courthouse

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Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Mike the Tiger Habitat, and then stroll around Riverfront Plaza.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Baton Rouge trip maker site .

Getting from Vicksburg to Baton Rouge by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
USS Kidd ©
USS Kidd
Mike the Tiger Habitat ©
Mike the Tiger Habitat
St. Joseph Cathedral ©
St. Joseph Cathedral

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): examine the collection at The National WWII Museum and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then witness the site of a historic battle at Chalmette National Historical Park, then stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and finally wander the streets of Garden District.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Baton Rouge to New Orleans takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Baton Rouge, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Panama City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Panama City

Panama City ©
Panama City is a city and the county seat of Bay County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, and then examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It Or Not.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Panama City trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from New Orleans to Panama City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Panama City, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Panama City

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Panama City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Swim with Dolphins
Ripley's Believe It Or Not ©
Ripley's Believe It Or Not

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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.
On the 12th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Ybor City.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampa road trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Panama City to Tampa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Panama City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tampa, with lows of 24°C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Tampa

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Ybor City ©
Ybor City
The Florida Aquarium ©
The Florida Aquarium

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Art Deco Historic District and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Popular historic sites such as Lincoln Road and St Patrick Catholic Church are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier), Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Key Largo). And it doesn't end there: stroll through South Beach, examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and take an in-depth tour of Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Miami online trip planner .

Fly from Tampa to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Key Largo, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
On the 17th (Sat), kick back and relax at Beach at Daytona Beach, steep yourself in history at Mary Bethune Home, join the crowd at Daytona International Speedway, then admire the natural beauty at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, and finally enjoy the sea views from Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Daytona Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Miami to Daytona Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Miami in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Daytona Beach, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens ©
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 18th (Sun), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, view the masterpieces at Signature Gallery, see the interesting displays at American Prohibition Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Savannah online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Daytona Beach to Savannah takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Daytona Beach in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Savannah, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 20th (Tue), wander the streets of Downtown Wilmington, contemplate the long history of Bellamy Mansion, then wander the streets of Historic District, then examine the collection at Museum of the Bizarre, and finally steep yourself in history at Airlie Gardens.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wilmington trip builder .

Getting from Savannah to Wilmington by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Wilmington

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historic District ©
Historic District
Bellamy Mansion ©
Bellamy Mansion
Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens

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Ocracoke

Ocracoke ©
Ocracoke is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island, located entirely within Hyde County, North Carolina. On the 21st (Wed), kick back and relax at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, get engrossed in the history at Ocracoke Preservation Museum, then stroll the grounds of British Cemetery, then view the masterpieces at Over the Moon, and finally identify plant and animal life at Springers Point.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Ocracoke trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Wilmington to Ocracoke in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nags Head.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach ©
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach
British Cemetery ©
British Cemetery
Springers Point ©
Springers Point

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Nags Head

Nags Head
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nags Head trip maker tool .

You can drive from Ocracoke to Nags Head in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Nags Head can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You'll set off for Fenwick Island on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Fenwick Island

Fenwick Island ©
Fenwick Island is a coastal town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): stroll through Dewey Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Fenwick Island State Park.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Fenwick Island vacation app .

Explore your travel options from Nags Head to Fenwick Island with the Route module. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Nags Head in October since evenings lows in Fenwick Island dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Fenwick Island

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Dewey Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fenwick Island State Park ©
Fenwick Island State Park
Dewey Beach ©
Dewey Beach

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Washington DC

Washington DC
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally steep yourself in history at Georgetown University.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Fenwick Island to Washington DC with the Route module. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill
The National Archives Museum ©
The National Archives Museum
Georgetown University ©
Georgetown University

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New York City

New York City ©
Step out of the city life by going to East River Waterfront Esplanade and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage) and Reeves-Reed Arboretum (in Summit). See even more of New York City: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the New York City travel route builder .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Hook Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art

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