7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Greenfield
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
2
Princeton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
5
Gatlinburg
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Memphis
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Charleston
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

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Greenfield

Greenfield
Greenfield is a city in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): browse the collection at Carnegie Public Library.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Greenfield trip planner .

New York City to Greenfield is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from New York City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Greenfield, with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Princeton.

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Princeton

Princeton ©
Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore and take pictures at Princeton University, then stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, then have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing, and finally explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Princeton vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Greenfield to Princeton takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Greenfield in May since evenings lows in Princeton dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Grounds For Sculpture, Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, admire all the interesting features of Devils Den, then steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Gettysburg trip planner.

Drive from Princeton to Gettysburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Devils Den ©
Devils Den

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Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Historic Jamestowne, then steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, and then steep yourself in history at Jamestown Settlement.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg day trip planning site .

Drive from Gettysburg to Williamsburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in May, expect Williamsburg to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, take some stellar pictures from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Williamsburg to Gatlinburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 27th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then make a trip to Graceland, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Memphis takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gatlinburg to Memphis. In May, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Fort Sumter National Monument, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston road trip site .

You can fly from Memphis to Charleston in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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