53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Philadelphia
— 6 nights
Fly to Salisbury, Taxi to Chincoteague Island
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Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
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Arlington
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 4 nights
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Blowing Rock
— 2 nights
Drive
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Abingdon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Brevard
— 2 nights
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Bryson City
— 4 nights
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Orange Beach
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 6 nights
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Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 5 nights
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Cleveland
— 5 nights
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New York City — 6 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Step out of New York City with an excursion to Bronx Zoo in Bronx--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and make a trip to Grand Central Terminal.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Boston to New York City is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. June in New York City sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 6 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's still lots to do: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, stroll through Franklin Square, trek along Schuylkill River Trail, and make a trip to Rittenhouse Square.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chincoteague Island.
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Chincoteague Island — 2 nights

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
On the 19th (Sun), grab your bike and head to Bike Depot, then get a dose of the wild on Chincoteague Island Adventures, and then walk around Donald J. Leonard Park. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

Planning Chincoteague Island trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Philadelphia to Chincoteague Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Arlington.
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Arlington — 3 nights

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Change things up with these side-trips from Arlington: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly), George Mason's Gunston Hall (in Lorton) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, walk around Gravelly Point Park, grab your bike and head to Mount Vernon Trail, and pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Arlington tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Chincoteague Island to Arlington takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and subway. In June in Arlington, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.
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Gettysburg — 4 nights

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.
Gettysburg is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Museum of History, pause for some photo ops at 12th & 44th New York Infantry Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of New York State Monument.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gettysburg planning app.

Traveling by car from Arlington to Gettysburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Arlington in June; daily highs in Gettysburg reach 81°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Blowing Rock.
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Blowing Rock — 2 nights

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): head outdoors with Thermal Valley and then take in the awesome beauty at Rough Ridge Lookout. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Linville Falls, then stroll through Bass Lake, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Blowing Rock trip itinerary site.

Fly from Gettysburg to Blowing Rock in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Blowing Rock when traveling from Gettysburg in June, with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Abingdon.
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Abingdon — 3 nights

Abingdon is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States, southwest of Roanoke. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Abingdon: Grayson Highlands State Park (in Mouth of Wilson) and The Valle Crucis Community Park (in Valle Crucis). Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at Shuttle Shack, see the interesting displays at Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum, trek along Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail, and stroll through Virginia Creeper Trail Club.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Abingdon online day trip planner.

You can drive from Blowing Rock to Abingdon in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Blowing Rock in June, Abingdon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Brevard.
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Brevard — 2 nights

Brevard is a city in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States, with a population of 7,609 as of the 2010 Census. On the 3rd (Sun), go deep underground at Elijah Mountain Gem Mine and Goat Farm and then cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go deep underground at Crystal Mountain Gem Mine and then get outside with Miller's Land of Waterfall Tours.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brevard online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Abingdon to Brevard takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bryson City.
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Bryson City — 4 nights

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bryson City: Anna Ruby Falls (in Helen), Minnehaha Falls (in Lakemont) and Santeetlah Lake (in Robbinsville). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, cruise along Cherohala Skyway, and take in the dramatic scenery at Dry Falls.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryson City trip builder website.

Getting from Brevard to Bryson City by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Bryson City, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Orange Beach.
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Orange Beach — 2 nights

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at Serenity at The Beach Salon & Spa and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Fairhoper's Community Park and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Orange Beach trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Bryson City to Orange Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Bryson City in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 73°F in Orange Beach. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 6 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, observe the fascinating underwater world at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and walk around New Orleans City Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans travel planner.

Drive from Orange Beach to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Orange Beach, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Jekyll Island.
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Jekyll Island — 2 nights

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): head outdoors with Coastal Outdoor Adventures and then make a splash at Summer Waves Water Park. On the next day, head outdoors with Georgia Adventure Sports, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then grab your bike and head to Jekyll Island Trail System.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jekyll Island trip tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to Jekyll Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New Orleans to Jekyll Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jekyll Island, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.
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Savannah — 5 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Savannah is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Jekyll Island to Savannah in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Savannah sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can fly to Cleveland.
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Cleveland — 5 nights

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cleveland: Akron (Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens & F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm), Youngstown (The Butler Institute of American Art & Fellows Riverside Gardens) and Mill Creek Park (in Canfield). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Warther Museum, stroll around Rocky River Reservation, and experience rural life at The Farm at Walnut Creek.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cleveland trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Savannah to Cleveland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Savannah in July, things will get a bit cooler in Cleveland: highs are around 79°F and lows about 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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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Pennsylvania travel guide

4.2
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Casinos
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.
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Virginia travel guide

4.6
History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.
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North Carolina travel guide

4.4
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.
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Alabama travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.
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Louisiana travel guide

4.3
Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.
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Georgia travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Aquariums · Parks
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.
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