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
foot + Fly:  5​h
1
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Huntington
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Lafayette
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
4
Assateague Island
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
5
Richmond
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

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night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get curious at Clay Center. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Wallace Hartman Nature Preserve, contemplate the long history of Craik-Patton House, get a sense of history and politics at West Virginia State Capitol, then take a stroll around Culture Center, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Capitol Market.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary planning site .

New York City to Charleston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 47°F in Charleston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Huntington.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Market ©
Capitol Market
Clay Center ©
Clay Center
Craik-Patton House ©
Craik-Patton House

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night
Huntington

Huntington ©
Huntington is a city in Cabell County and Wayne County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Heritage Station, then get engrossed in the history at Heritage Farm Museum and Village, and then walk around Ritter Park.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Huntington tour planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Huntington takes an hour. October in Huntington sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Huntington

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Heritage Farm Museum and Village ©
Heritage Farm Museum and Village
Heritage Station ©
Heritage Station
Ritter Park ©
Ritter Park

1
night
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city in and the county seat of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, located 63mi northwest of Indianapolis and 105mi southeast of Chicago. On the 23rd (Wed), deepen your understanding at Purdue University, then get curious at Imagination Station, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Columbian Park Zoo.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lafayette vacation site .

You can drive from Huntington to Lafayette in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Assateague Island.

Things to do in Lafayette

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Purdue University
Highlights from your plan
Columbian Park Zoo ©
Columbian Park Zoo
Imagination Station ©
Imagination Station
Room Escape Games

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Assateague Island

Assateague Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Assateague Lighthouse and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Assateague Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Assateague Island trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lafayette to Assateague Island. Traveling from Lafayette in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Assateague Island, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Assateague Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Assateague Lighthouse ©
Assateague Lighthouse
Assateague Beach ©
Assateague Beach

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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.
On the 25th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Virginia Capitol Building, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Cemetery, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Shirley Plantation, witness the site of a historic battle at Berkeley Plantation, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Blandford Church and Cemetery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Episcopal Church, and finally make a trip to African Burial Ground.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip itinerary builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Assateague Island to Richmond. In October, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Charles City, Blandford Church and Cemetery, Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Capitol Building ©
Virginia Capitol Building
Blandford Church and Cemetery ©
Blandford Church and Cemetery
Berkeley Plantation ©
Berkeley Plantation

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