7 days in Continental USA Itinerary

7 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
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Cape May
— 1 day
Drive
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Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
Fly
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Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
Fly
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Custer
— 1 night
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights

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Cape May

— 1 day

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, sample the tasty concoctions at Cape May Brewing Company, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Room Cape May.

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New York City to Cape May is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. November in Cape May sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Baltimore

— 1 night

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 5th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Walters Art Museum, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, then sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Baltimore driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Cape May to Baltimore in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Baltimore sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can fly to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Baltimore

Breweries & Distilleries · Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums

Side Trip

Williamsburg

— 1 night

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.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate the long history of George Wythe House and then contemplate the long history of Colonial Williamsburg.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg online route planner.

Traveling by car from Baltimore to Williamsburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. When traveling from Baltimore in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Williamsburg, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can fly to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Pigeon Forge

— 1 night

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky, then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and finally learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Williamsburg to Pigeon Forge takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in November, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can fly to Custer.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Custer

— 1 night
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 8th (Sun), soar above the sights with Black Hills Balloons and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Presidential Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Custer trip planner.

You can fly from Pigeon Forge to Custer in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Pigeon Forge to Custer. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Pigeon Forge in November: high temperatures in Custer hover around 45°F and lows are around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 9th (Mon), observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then stop by Lion Heart Book Store, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden, soothe aching muscles at ILovekickboxing, and then wander the streets of Bellevue Square.

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You can fly from Custer to Seattle in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Custer to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In November, Seattle is a bit warmer than Custer - with highs of 53°F and lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.

Maryland travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Gardens
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.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theaters
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.

South Dakota travel guide

4.2
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.