7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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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 13th (Mon): explore the engaging exhibits at Discovery Place Science, then examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame, and then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

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New York City to Charlotte is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Charlotte are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Greenville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours


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Textile Center of the World

The largest city in "upstate" South Carolina, Greenville has grown around the natural wonders of waterfalls located in the downtown area.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): grab your bike and head to GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Falls Park on the Reedy, and then take in the views from Liberty Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Greenville vacation planner.

Getting from Charlotte to Greenville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors


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The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Atlanta is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, and don't miss a visit to The King Center.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Greenville to Atlanta in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. In September, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Durham.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Museums · Tours · Nightlife


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Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Gregg Museum of Art & Design, then explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Pullen Park and then engage your brain at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Durham trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Durham takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Durham

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

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United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.