7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Lawrenceburg
Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Yorktown
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
3
Newport News
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Hatteras
— 1 day
Drive:  15 min
6
Buxton
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
7
Raleigh
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h
End: Lawrenceburg

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night
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.
To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Richmond trip itinerary planner.

Lawrenceburg to Richmond is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 63°F. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off to Yorktown.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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hours
Yorktown

Yorktown ©
Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Yorktown Battlefield.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yorktown trip planner.

Getting from Richmond to Yorktown by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In September in Yorktown, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 65°F at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Newport News.

Things to do in Yorktown

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yorktown Battlefield ©
Yorktown Battlefield

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Newport News

Newport News ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Mariners' Museum and Park. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Mariners' Museum and Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Newport News tour itinerary builder app.

Newport News is just a short distance from Yorktown. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Newport News

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Mariners' Museum and Park ©
The Mariners' Museum and Park

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nights
Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nags Head trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newport News to Nags Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In September, daily temperatures in Nags Head can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Hatteras.

Things to do in Nags Head

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wright Brothers National Memorial, Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum

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day
Hatteras

Hatteras ©
Hatteras is an unincorporated village and census-designated place (CDP) in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, on the Outer Banks island of Hatteras, at its extreme southwestern tip. Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Frisco Beach, thenexamine the collection at Hatteras Island Ocean Center, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Blue Pelican Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hatteras vacation planner.

Getting from Nags Head to Hatteras by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Buxton.

Things to do in Hatteras

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hatteras Island
Highlights from your plan
Hatteras Island Ocean Center ©
Hatteras Island Ocean Center
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum ©
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Blue Pelican Gallery ©
Blue Pelican Gallery

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nights
Buxton

Buxton ©
Buxton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on Hatteras Island (part of the Outer Banks) near Cape Hatteras. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): kick back and relax at Salvo Beach, thenview the masterpieces at Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC, and then steep yourself in history at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Buxton tour planning site.

Buxton is very close to Hatteras. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Buxton

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Hatteras Island
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hatteras National Seashore ©
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC ©
Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC

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Raleigh

Raleigh
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Raleigh online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Buxton to Raleigh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Raleigh when traveling from Buxton in September, with lows around 63°F. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

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