46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manassas
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Afton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
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Roanoke
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Boone
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
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Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Franklin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Columbus
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Erie
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
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Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
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Manassas
— 21 nights
End: Manassas

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Afton

Afton ©
Afton is an unincorporated community in Albemarle and Nelson counties in the U.S. On the 10th (Thu), do a tasting at Veritas Vineyard & Winery, then shop like a local with King Family Vineyards, then do a tasting at Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bold Rock Hard Cider. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins, find something for the whole family at Massanutten Indoor WaterPark, and then learn about winemaking at Barren Ridge Vineyards.

To see traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Afton road trip website .

Manassas to Afton is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Roanoke.

Things to do in Afton

Wineries Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins, Barren Ridge Vineyards, Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards, Massanutten Indoor WaterPark, Bold Rock Hard Cider
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King Family Vineyards ©
King Family Vineyards
Bold Rock Hard Cider ©
Bold Rock Hard Cider
Barren Ridge Vineyards ©
Barren Ridge Vineyards

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Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. On the 12th (Sat), stroll around Mill Mountain Star & Park, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge State Park, then pause for some photo ops at National D-Day Memorial, and finally hunt for treasures at City Market. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mill Mountain Zoo, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Black Dog Salvage, then examine the collection at Virginia Museum of Transportation, and finally sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Roanoke trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Afton to Roanoke takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Boone.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trips

National D-Day Memorial, Natural Bridge State Park
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National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
Mill Mountain Star & Park ©
Mill Mountain Star & Park
Beer Tastings & Tours

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Boone

Boone is a town located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): ride a horse along Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go deep underground at Foggy Mountain Gem Mine, stop by Mast General Store, do a tasting at Grandfather Vineyard & Winery, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain, and finally contemplate the long history of Flat Top Manor.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Boone day trip app .

You can drive from Roanoke to Boone in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Roanoke in May; daily highs in Boone reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Boone

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Blowing Rock, Grandfather Vineyard & Winery, Mast General Store, Grandfather Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park ©
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 16th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Fort Sumter National Monument, then snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, then shop like a local with Charleston City Market, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read Charleston travel route planner.

You can drive from Boone to Charleston in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Boone in May, expect Charleston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): catch a live performance at Historic Savannah Theatre, walk around Forsyth Park, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Historic River Street, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Savannah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Savannah sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then see the interesting displays at Railroad & Trolley Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): catch a live event at AutoZone Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo, and then see the interesting displays at Graceland.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis online journey planner .

You can fly from Savannah to Memphis in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the galleries of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Nashville online trip planner .

Getting from Memphis to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Franklin.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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Franklin

Franklin ©
More than just a charming Southern city, Franklin continues to receive accolades for its downtown Main Street district that has brings up words like "romantic," "small town," and "best place to visit" from numerous media sources.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take a stroll through Downtown Franklin, take in the history at Carter Gin Assault Site Park, witness the site of a historic battle at Carter House, then take in the history at Lotz House Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Franklin Glassblowing Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: witness the site of a historic battle at Carnton, then stroll around Winstead Hill Park, then do a tasting at Arrington Vineyards, and finally experience rural life at Walden Pumpkin Farm.

To find more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Franklin online itinerary planner .

Franklin is just a short distance from Nashville. In May, daytime highs in Franklin are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Louisville.

Things to do in Franklin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arrington Vineyards, Walden Pumpkin Farm
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Muhammad Ali Center, try to win big at Churchill Downs, then examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, then examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and finally explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel. On your second day here, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the views from The Big Four Bridge, then stroll the grounds of Cave Hill Cemetery, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Louisville trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Franklin to Louisville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Franklin to Louisville due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Distillery Tours
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©

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Columbus

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and then admire the natural beauty at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Easton Town Center, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, then stop by German Village, and finally engage your brain at Center of Science and Industry (COSI).

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Columbus driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Columbus takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Erie.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Room Escape Games
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium ©
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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Erie

Erie ©
Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
On the 30th (Wed), cool off at Waldameer & Water World, then stroll around Presque Isle State Park, and then catch a live event at UPMC Park. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Erie Zoo, then browse the different shops at Millcreek Mall, then do a tasting at Presque Isle Wine Cellars, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Panama Rocks Scenic Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Erie using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Columbus to Erie takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Columbus in May: highs in Erie hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Erie

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Presque Isle Wine Cellars, Panama Rocks Scenic Park
Highlights from your plan
Panama Rocks Scenic Park ©
Panama Rocks Scenic Park
Presque Isle State Park ©
Presque Isle State Park
Waldameer & Water World ©
Waldameer & Water World

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 1st (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then catch a live event at Fenway Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): stroll around Boston Common, browse the collection at Boston Public Library, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Louisburg Square, then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and finally wander the streets of North End.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Erie to Boston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June in Boston, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Manassas.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Common ©
Boston Common

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Manassas

Manassas ©
Manassas is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Change things up with these side-trips from Manassas: Fredericksburg (Chatham Manor & Mary Washington House), Annapolis (William Paca Garden, Hammond-Harwood House, &more) and Shenandoah National Park (Elkwallow Picnic Area & Skyline Drive). On the 6th (Wed), spend a day delving into the history of Antietam National Battlefield. Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps, take in the history at Manassas National Battlefield Park, and find something for the whole family at The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Manassas trip itinerary planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Boston to Manassas with the Route module. Traveling from Boston in June, expect nights in Manassas to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manassas

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Alexandria, Annapolis, Winchester, Leesburg, Chantilly
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Rocking S Ranch ©
Rocking S Ranch