47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner

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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Salem
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Plymouth
— 3 nights
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Newport
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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Annapolis
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Alexandria
— 1 night
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Manassas
— 3 nights
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Charlottesville
— 3 nights
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Richmond
— 2 nights
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Williamsburg
— 4 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Atlanta
— 3 nights
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Charleston
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Niagara Falls

— 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): examine the collection at Niagara Falls Discovery Center, hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, then get engrossed in the history at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and finally admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then get a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist, then take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Niagara Wax Museum of History.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls tour planning site.

Washington DC to Niagara Falls is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, Niagara Falls is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Salem.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Salem

— 2 nights

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Salem Willows Amusement Park, Salem Witch Village, Salem 1630: Pioneer Village, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Salem 1630: Pioneer Village, steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables, steep yourself in history at Salem Maritime National Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, then steep yourself in history at Ropes Mansion, and finally get in on the family fun at Salem Willows Amusement Park. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Village, then take an in-depth tour of Witch History Museum, and then admire the striking features of Phillips House.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Salem online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Salem takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Salem can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Nichols House Museum, Gibson House Museum, USS Constitution Museum, and other attractions. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Adams National Historical Park, take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, explore the world behind art at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, then appreciate the history behind Bunker Hill Monument, and finally admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Boston trip maker.

Traveling by car from Salem to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Plymouth

— 3 nights

America's Hometown

Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pilgrim Memorial State Park as well as Plimoth Patuxet. Step off the beaten path and head to The Jenney and Richard Sparrow House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pilgrim Hall Museum and Plimoth Grist Mill. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Mayflower Society House and Library, appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock, admire the majestic nature at National Monument to the Forefathers, and gain insight at Mayflower II.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Plymouth trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Boston to Plymouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Newport.

Things to do in Plymouth

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Chepstow has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Isaac Bell House and then make a trip to Queen Ann Square. Keep things going the next day: trek along Cliff Walk, admire the striking features of Marble House, admire the striking features of Kingscote, then see the interesting displays at Audrain Automobile Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Chepstow.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport holiday builder.

You can drive from Plymouth to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Newport sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Met Cloisters, Empire State Building, Ellis Island, and other attractions you added. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Newport to New York City by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Newport in July, with highs in New York City at 86°F and lows at 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Museum of the American Revolution, National Constitution Center, and other attractions. Explore hidden gems such as Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Center. Get some historical perspective at Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site and Independence Mall. It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Washington Square Park and see the interesting displays at Betsy Ross House.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Annapolis.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Annapolis

— 2 nights
Capital of the United States for one year from 1783 to 1784, Annapolis has played a vital role in U.S. history.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church, examine the collection at Hogshead, look for gifts at Historic Annapolis Museum Store, then steep yourself in history at Hammond-Harwood House, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, and finally get lost in a book at DAR Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: deepen your understanding at St. John's College, then pause for some photo ops at Maryland World War II Memorial, then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy, and finally admire the striking features of Riversdale House Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Annapolis trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Annapolis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Annapolis are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Annapolis

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 4 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ford's Theatre, White House, National Museum of American History, and other attractions. You'll explore and learn at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Smithsonian American Art Museum. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Capitol Hill will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Bible, and take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Annapolis to Washington DC takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Alexandria

— 1 night
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial, examine the collection at Carlyle House, then get engrossed in the history at Gadsby's Tavern Museum, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange® of Alexandria.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Alexandria trip planning website.

Alexandria is just a stone's throw from Washington DC. July in Alexandria sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manassas.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Manassas

— 3 nights
Manassas is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park as well as The Manassas Museum. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Manassas Museum, steep yourself in history at Ben Lomond Historic Site, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Manassas National Battlefield Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, contemplate the long history of Mary Washington House, and then explore the galleries of Sully Historic Site.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Manassas trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Alexandria to Manassas in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Alexandria in July, Manassas is slightly colder at night with lows of 67°F. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Manassas

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Charlottesville

— 3 nights

Hoo-Ville

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Your day by day itinerary now includes James Madison's Montpelier, Trump Winery, Jefferson Vineyards, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): unwind over a drink at Michie Tavern ca. 1784. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Carter Mountain Orchard, then learn about winemaking at Jefferson Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Trump Winery, and finally steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Charlottesville road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Manassas to Charlottesville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

Richmond

— 2 nights

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar, Tredegar Iron Works, White House of the Confederacy, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Shirley Plantation, witness the site of a historic battle at Berkeley Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Henricus Historical Park, and finally learn about all things military at American Civil War Museum- Historic Tredegar. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Agecroft Hall & Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, then learn about all things military at White House of the Confederacy, and finally learn about all things military at Tredegar Iron Works.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Charlottesville to Richmond by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Richmond can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 4 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Jamestowne, DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, and other attractions you added. Virginia Musical Museum and Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Jamestown Settlement and George Wythe House. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Williamsburg planning tool.

Drive from Richmond to Williamsburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Nashville

— 3 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and then see the interesting displays at Patsy Cline Museum. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum, then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Nashville, then wander the streets of The District, and finally see the interesting displays at The George Jones.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planner.

Fly from Williamsburg to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Atlanta

— 3 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Atlanta History Center, Margaret Mitchell House, Tullie Smith Farm, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like World of Coca-Cola and Swan House.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Atlanta attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Atlanta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Charleston.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Charleston

— 4 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You've added Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, Boone Hall Plantation, Joseph Manigault House, and other attractions to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Charleston Museum and McLeod Plantation Historic Site. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Sumter National Monument and Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Heyward-Washington House and take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Charleston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. August in Charleston sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You've now added Mercer Williams House Museum to your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Old Fort Jackson and American Prohibition Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Sorrel Weed House. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Wormsloe Historic Site, get a taste of the local shopping with Savannah Historic District, don't miss a visit to Andrew Low House, and admire the masterpieces at Telfair Academy.

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You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Savannah are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.