7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

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 15​min
4
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Buxton
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Raleigh
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
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 more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip planner .

Lawrenceburg to Richmond is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In September, daily temperatures in Richmond can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off toYorktown.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

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hours
Yorktown

Yorktown ©
Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern, then contemplate the long history of Moore House, and then steep yourself in history at Yorktown Battlefield.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yorktown online tour planner .

Drive from Richmond to Yorktown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Yorktown are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Newport News.

Things to do in Yorktown

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern
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Yorktown Battlefield ©
Yorktown Battlefield
Moore House ©
Moore House
Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern ©

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Newport News

Newport News ©
Newport News is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): look for gifts at Discover Teas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport News itinerary planning website .

Newport News is very close to Yorktown. In September, daytime highs in Newport News are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Newport News

Shopping
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Discover Teas ©
Discover Teas

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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.
For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nags Head trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Newport News to Nags Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 69°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Buxton.

Things to do in Nags Head

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Wright Brothers National Memorial
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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse

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Buxton

Buxton ©
Buxton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on Hatteras Island (part of the Outer Banks) near Cape Hatteras. You've now added Hatteras Island Ocean Center to your itinerary. Visit Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Shelley Island for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC and Blue Pelican Gallery. Take a break from Buxton with a short trip to Salvo Beach in Salvo, about 44 minutes away. There's more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and look for gifts at Scotch Bonnet.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Buxton online vacation planner .

Getting from Nags Head to Buxton by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Buxton sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Buxton

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hatteras Island, Salvo, Hatteras Island Ocean Center
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Hatteras Island Ocean Center ©
Hatteras Island Ocean Center
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

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Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Gregg Museum of Art & Design.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Raleigh itinerary app .

You can drive from Buxton to Raleigh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Buxton in September since evenings lows in Raleigh dip to 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums
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Gregg Museum of Art & Design ©
Gregg Museum of Art & Design

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