55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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55 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
St. Augustine
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Jekyll Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Savannah
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Beaufort
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Charleston
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
New Bern
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Manteo
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Alexandria
— 6 nights
train:  30​min
9
Washington DC
— 9 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
10
Charlottesville
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
11
Asheville
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
End: Atlanta

8
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, St Augustine Visitor Information Center, St Augustine Scenic Cruise, and other attractions you added. Explore St. Augustine's surroundings by going to Stetson Mansion (in DeLand), Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art (in Winter Park) and Gypsy Gold Horse Farm (in Ocala). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at Flagler College, examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House, kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and don't miss a visit to St. George Street.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read St. Augustine route planning site .

Atlanta to St. Augustine is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Atlanta in April since evenings lows in St. Augustine dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cedar Lakes Woods And Gardens, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Gypsy Gold Horse Farm, Stetson Mansion, Washington Oaks Gardens State Park
Highlights from your plan
Gypsy Gold Horse Farm ©
Gypsy Gold Horse Farm
Flagler College ©
Flagler College

3
nights
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Historic Jekyll Wharf, Jekyll Island Tours and Charters, Golden Isles Carriage and Trail at Three Oaks Farm, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Jekyll Island Historic District, contemplate the long history of Horton House Ruins, and get engrossed in the history at Jekyll Island Museum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jekyll Island trip app .

You can drive from St. Augustine to Jekyll Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Jekyll Island, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jekyll Island Museum ©
Jekyll Island Museum
Horton House Ruins ©
Horton House Ruins
Jekyll Island Guest Information Center ©

8
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You've added Harper Fowlkes House, Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, Franklin Square, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, stroll around Forsyth Park, and make a trip to River Street Savannah.

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Drive from Jekyll Island to Savannah in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Beaufort.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Forsyth Park ©
Forsyth Park

1
night
Beaufort

Beaufort is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Auldbrass Plantation. On the 21st (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Point, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and then don't miss a visit to Bay Street.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Beaufort trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Savannah to Beaufort by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Beaufort can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Charleston.

Things to do in Beaufort

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Auldbrass Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Auldbrass Plantation ©
Auldbrass Plantation

6
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Charleston Visitor Center, The Calhoun Mansion, Joseph Manigault House, and other attractions. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens, steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, and go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston road trip app .

Traveling by car from Beaufort to Charleston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Charleston are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Bern.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cypress Gardens, Boone Hall Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Middleton Place ©
Middleton Place

1
night
New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes New Bern Tours & Convention, North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace and Harmony Hall. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): make a trip to Harmony Hall.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New Bern trip planner .

You can fly from Charleston to New Bern in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Charleston in April, New Bern is slightly colder at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in New Bern

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Harmony Hall
Highlights from your plan
New Bern Tours & Convention ©
New Bern Tours & Convention
Harmony Hall ©
Harmony Hall

4
nights
Manteo

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. You've added Roanoke Island Festival Park, Elizabethan Gardens, The Lost Colony, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Manteo online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from New Bern to Manteo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from New Bern in April: highs in Manteo hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Manteo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Edenton
Highlights from your plan
Historic Edenton State Historic Site ©
Queen Anne Park ©
Queen Anne Park
Elizabethan Gardens ©
Elizabethan Gardens

6
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Just a few metro stops away from the bustle of Washington D.C., Alexandria provides a respite from the fast-paced capital.
You've added Ten Thousand Villages Alexandria, Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House, Green Spring Gardens, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont in Falmouth (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, take in the waterfront at Old Town Waterfront, and appreciate the history behind George Washington Masonic National Memorial.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alexandria vacation planner.

Drive from Manteo to Alexandria in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Gunston Hall, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, Old Wye Grist Mill
Highlights from your plan
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Old Town ©
Old Town

9
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.
You've added John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington National Cathedral, U.S. National Arboretum, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip maker .

Washington DC is just a stone's throw from Alexandria. In May in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Memorial ©
Lincoln Memorial
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

4
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
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 Saunders-Monticello Trail, Michie Tavern ca. 1784, Stonewall Jackson House, and other attractions you added. Change things up with these side-trips from Charlottesville: Natural Bridge State Park (in Natural Bridge), Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello, admire the striking features of University of Virginia, and contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Charlottesville travel route builder tool .

You can take a train from Washington DC to Charlottesville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Skyline Drive, Stonewall Jackson House, Natural Bridge State Park, James Madison's Montpelier
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
Birdsong Pleasure Garden ©
Birdsong Pleasure Garden
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

4
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum, Biltmore, Biltmore Gardens, and other attractions. There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Saint Lawrence.

Start your trip to Asheville by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Charlottesville to Asheville in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Biltmore Gardens ©
Biltmore Gardens
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

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