53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

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53 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Sarasota
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Charleston
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Fayetteville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Richmond
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Chester
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Newburgh
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Ithaca
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Jamestown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Youngstown
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
14
Anderson
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
15
Effingham
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
16
Wildwood
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tampa

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Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Ca d'Zan Mansion and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore Sarasota's surroundings by going to Punta Gorda (Peace River Wildlife Center & Fishing Charters & Tours) and Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center (in Apollo Beach). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Myakka River State Park, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the different monuments and memorials at Sarasota National Cemetery, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Siesta Key Rum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sarasota trip planner .

Tampa to Sarasota is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. May in Sarasota sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Sarasota

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Punta Gorda, Parasailing & Paragliding, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center
Highlights from your plan
Ca d'Zan Mansion ©
Ca d'Zan Mansion
Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lake Louisa State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Circle B Bar Reserve and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Port Canaveral) and Stetson Mansion (in DeLand). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, learn about winemaking at Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards, and look for gifts at The LEGO Store Downtown Disney.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Orlando travel route planner .

Drive from Sarasota to Orlando in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clermont, Circle B Bar Reserve, Fishing Charters & Tours, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Fishing Charters & Tours

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St. Augustine

SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Popular historic sites such as Old St. Augustine Village and Memorial Presbyterian Church are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Fort Matanzas National Monument. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Colonial Quarter, admire all the interesting features of Flagler College, immerse yourself in nature at Anastasia State Park, and take in the history at Mission of Nombre de Dios.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine online day trip planner .

You can drive from Orlando to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Orlando in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in St. Augustine: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument

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nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Escape the urban bustle at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge and Wormsloe Historic Site. Explore hidden gems such as First African Baptist Church and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Hilton Head (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Speed Boats Tours) and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah journey maker website .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Savannah takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Savannah are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

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nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim and St. Michael's Church. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point, steep yourself in history at McLeod Plantation Historic Site, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Charleston visit planner .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Charleston sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mount Pleasant, Angel Oak Tree, Fort Moultrie
Highlights from your plan
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Get some cultural insight at Airborne and Special Operations Museum and North Carolina Museum of History. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and Marbles Kids Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Fayetteville side-trips: Hawk Manor Falconry (in Lillington) and North Carolina Museum of Art (in Raleigh). There's more to do: stroll through Cape Fear River Trail and contemplate the long history of Market House.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fayetteville trip planner .

Drive from Charleston to Fayetteville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of car and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Raleigh, Hawk Manor Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Airborne and Special Operations Museum ©
North Carolina Museum of Art ©
North Carolina Museum of Art

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nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and Governor's Palace. Visit Hollywood Cemetery and Yorktown Battlefield for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Richmond: Williamsburg (Jamestown Settlement, Historic Jamestowne, & more) and Nelson House (in Yorktown). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, explore the different monuments and memorials at African Burial Ground, admire the natural beauty at Maymont, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Episcopal Church.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Richmond online trip maker .

You can drive from Fayetteville to Richmond in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Yorktown
Highlights from your plan
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shriver House Museum and Smithsonian Institution Building. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens and Capitol Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery & Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner .

You can drive from Richmond to Washington DC in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chester.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, George Washington's Mount Vernon
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum

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Chester

Chester ©
Chester is a city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, with a population of 33,972 at the 2010 census. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley Forge National Historical Park and Brandywine River Museum of Art. Do some cultural sightseeing at Air Mobility Command Museum and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. Change things up with these side-trips from Chester: The Amish Farm and House (in Lancaster) and Wolf Sanctuary of PA (in Lititz). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, explore the different monuments and memorials at Longwood Cemetery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Daylesford Abbey.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Chester trip planner .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Chester takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Chester can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Newburgh.

Things to do in Chester

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Daylesford Abbey, Wolf Sanctuary of PA, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, The Amish Farm and House, Air Mobility Command Museum
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Cemetery ©
Longwood Cemetery
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Wolf Sanctuary of PA ©
Wolf Sanctuary of PA

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Newburgh

Newburgh ©
Newburgh is a city located in Orange County, New York, United States, 60mi north of New York City, and 90mi south of Albany, on the Hudson River. Get a sense of the local culture at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Val-Kill Cottage. Step off the beaten path and head to Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA. Take a break from Newburgh with a short trip to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site in Hyde Park, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Storm King Art Center, snap pictures at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, contemplate the long history of Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site, and learn about all things military at New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Newburgh trip site .

You can drive from Chester to Newburgh in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chester in June; daily highs in Newburgh reach 77°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Newburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Graymoor, The Holy Mountain, Straus Center - Frost Valley YMCA, Storm King Art Center, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Escape the urban bustle at Ricketts Glen State Park and Watkins Glen State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Robert Treman State Park and Cornell University. Change things up with these side-trips from Ithaca: Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. (in Burdett), French Azilum (in Towanda) and National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum (in Cooperstown). It doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park and admire the landmark architecture of Namgyal Monastery.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ithaca vacation app .

Traveling by car from Newburgh to Ithaca takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ithaca when traveling from Newburgh in June, with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Jamestown.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

French Azilum, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Watkins Glen State Park, Taughannock Falls State Park, Ricketts Glen State Park
Highlights from your plan
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Ricketts Glen State Park ©
Ricketts Glen State Park

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Jamestown

Jamestown ©
Jamestown is a city in southern Chautauqua County, New York, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Celoron Lighthouse, then explore the striking landscape at Panama Rocks Scenic Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Lake Erie State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Community Nature Center, make a trip to Peterson's Candies, then examine the collection at National Comedy Center, and finally stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jamestown trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Ithaca to Jamestown in 3.5 hours. In June in Jamestown, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Youngstown.

Things to do in Jamestown

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Panama Rocks Scenic Park, Lake Erie State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Erie State Park ©
Lake Erie State Park
Audubon Community Nature Center ©
Audubon Community Nature Center
Lake View Cemetery ©
Lake View Cemetery

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Youngstown

Youngstown ©
Youngstown is a city in and the county seat of Mahoning County in the U.S. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bicycle Heaven and Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and Mill Creek Park. Explore Youngstown's surroundings by going to National Aviary (in Pittsburgh) and Akron Zoo (in Akron).

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Youngstown tour planner.

You can drive from Jamestown to Youngstown in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Jamestown in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Youngstown, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Anderson.

Things to do in Youngstown

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Akron, Pittsburgh
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens ©
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park

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Anderson

Anderson ©
Anderson is a city in and the county seat of Madison County, Indiana, United States. On the 5th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at McClain's Historical Military Armor Museum, admire the majestic nature at Mounds State Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Indy Scream Park, and finally look for gifts at Good's Candy Shop.

To find out how to plan a trip to Anderson, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Youngstown to Anderson. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Youngstown in July since evenings lows in Anderson dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Effingham.

Things to do in Anderson

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Mounds State Park ©
Mounds State Park
Good's Candy Shop ©
Good's Candy Shop

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Effingham

Effingham ©
Effingham is the largest city in, and the county seat of, Effingham County, Illinois, United States. Popular historic sites such as Cross at the Crossroads and Lincoln Log Cabin are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Douglas-Hart Nature Center and Olney City Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Effingham: Beall Woods State Park (in Mount Carmel), Thomas Lincoln Cemetery (in Lerna) and Fox Ridge State Park (in Charleston). Next up on the itinerary: hike along TREC Calico Trail and do a tasting at Tuscan Hills Winery.

For other places to visit and tourist information, use the Effingham online travel route planner .

You can drive from Anderson to Effingham in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Anderson in July, you will find days in Effingham are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wildwood.

Things to do in Effingham

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Lerna, Beall Woods State Park, Fox Ridge State Park, Olney City Park, Douglas-Hart Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Douglas-Hart Nature Center ©
Douglas-Hart Nature Center
Lincoln Log Cabin ©
Lincoln Log Cabin
Beall Woods State Park ©
Beall Woods State Park

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Wildwood

Wildwood ©
Wildwood is an exurban suburb of St. On the 9th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at World Bird Sanctuary, grab your bike and head to Bluff View Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Rockwoods Reservation.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Wildwood trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Effingham to Wildwood by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wildwood

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trip

World Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
World Bird Sanctuary ©
World Bird Sanctuary
Bluff View Trail ©
Bluff View Trail
Rockwoods Reservation ©
Rockwoods Reservation

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