53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

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Miami
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 17 nights
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Brunswick
— 4 nights
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Savannah
— 1 night
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Blue Ridge
— 2 nights
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Columbus
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Baltimore
— 2 nights
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Charlotte
— 2 nights
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Clayton
— 2 nights
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Saint Simons Island
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City
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Miami — 4 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Surfside Beach and Brickell City Center. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Village of Merrick Park and Room Escape Games. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at 12th Street Beach, get a taste of life in the country at Jesse Williams Ranch, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gesu Catholic Church.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Miami road trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Miami is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in July, with highs in Miami at 38°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando — 17 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Madame Tussauds Orlando and Eisenhower Regional Recreation Center. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tree of Life and Ormond Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: New Smyrna Town Beach (in New Smyrna Beach), Ponce Inlet (Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum & Ponce Inlet Historical Museum) and Blue Spring State Park (in Orange City). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, get in on the family fun at ICON Park, don't miss a visit to Cinderella Castle, and get a new perspective on nature at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brunswick.
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Brunswick — 4 nights

Brunswick is a city in and the county seat of Glynn County, Georgia, United States. For shopping fun, head to Island Art Association or Turnip Greens. Step off the beaten path and head to Amelia Island Charters and Main Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Fernandina Beach (Egan's Creek Park, Bosque Bello Cemetery, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth Tefilloh, take in the waterfront activity at Brunswick Landing Marina, and don't miss a visit to Lover's Oak.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brunswick trip builder site.

You can drive from Orlando to Brunswick in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Savannah.
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Savannah — 1 night

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 26th (Tue), stop by Savannah Bee Company, steep yourself in history at Green-Meldrim House, then gain insight at SCADstory, and finally don't miss a visit to Chippewa Square. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, admire the landmark architecture of Harper Fowlkes House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Congregation Mickve Israel, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah online vacation builder.

You can drive from Brunswick to Savannah in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Blue Ridge.
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Blue Ridge — 2 nights

Historic High Country

A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then examine the collection at Expedition:BIGFOOT!, and then look for gifts at Blue Ridge Olive Oil Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in the dramatic scenery at Long Creek Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Dicks Creek Falls.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Blue Ridge trip planning site.

You can fly from Savannah to Blue Ridge in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Savannah in July: high temperatures in Blue Ridge hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Columbus.
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Columbus — 2 nights

Columbus is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the county seat of Muscogee County, with which it is consolidated. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): soothe aching muscles at Novo Fitness Studio, learn more about the world around you at Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of Heritage Corner. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then look for gifts at Tiger Town, and then identify plant and animal life at Kreher Preserve & Nature Center.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Columbus tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Blue Ridge to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Blue Ridge in July; daily highs in Columbus reach 39°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Atlanta.
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Atlanta — 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, examine the collection at David J. Sencer CDC Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Breman Museum, and finally visit Virginia-Highland. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, then stop by The Forum on Peachtree Parkway, and then stroll around Sims Lake Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Columbus to Atlanta in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to fly to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 2 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.
On the 3rd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint John Paul II National Shrine, steep yourself in history at Anderson House, then steep yourself in history at Heurich House Museum, and finally deepen your understanding at Georgetown University. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Museum of African Art, then take an in-depth tour of Gadsby's Tavern Museum, then examine the collection at Carlyle House, and finally hunt for treasures at Union Market.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip builder site.

Getting from Atlanta to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Franklin Court, contemplate the long history of Athenaeum of Philadelphia, then trek along Schuylkill River Trail, and finally contemplate the long history of B. Free Franklin Post Office. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Old City Hall, then engage your brain at Science History Institute, then stop by Shane Confectionery, and finally snap pictures at Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Baltimore.
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Baltimore — 2 nights

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at USS Torsk, see the interesting displays at Jewish Museum of Maryland, and then examine the collection at Great Blacks in Wax Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Kittamaqundi and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Elkhorn Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Baltimore online trip maker.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Baltimore are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Charlotte.
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Charlotte — 2 nights

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): hike along Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve, stroll around Frank Liske Park, and then look for gifts at The Depot at Gibson Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): visit Fourth Ward, take in nature's colorful creations at Wing Haven, and then tee off at The Golf Club at Ballantyne.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Charlotte online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Baltimore to Charlotte in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Charlotte are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Clayton.
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Clayton — 2 nights

Clayton is a city in Rabun County, Georgia, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stroll through Bartram Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Warwoman Dell Recreation Area, and then stop by Wander North Georgia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Georgia Mountain Coaster, examine the collection at Miles Through Time Automotive Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Miles Through Time Automotive Museum.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Clayton road trip planning site.

You can drive from Charlotte to Clayton in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Clayton are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Saint Simons Island.
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Saint Simons Island — 2 nights

St. On the 13th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Coastal Georgia Historical Society, then look for gifts at A Pane in the Glass, and finally walk around Massengale Park. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at Misty's Element Massage and then contemplate the long history of Cassina Garden Club tabby cabins.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Simons Island online attractions planner.

You can drive from Clayton to Saint Simons Island in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Clayton in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Saint Simons Island, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Marriott's Custom House, then stop by Moroccan Caravan, and then take in the pleasant sights at Commonwealth Avenue Mall. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Old South Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at The First Church of Christ, Scientist - The Mother Church, and then examine the collection at Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Boston road trip site.

Getting from Saint Simons Island to Boston by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Saint Simons Island in August, expect Boston to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 4 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lower Manhattan and Photography Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to West Village and The Morgan Library & Museum. And it doesn't end there: stop by Dumbo, see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, browse the different shops at The Mills at Jersey Gardens, and hunt for treasures at Grand Central Market.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planning tool.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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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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