8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 1 night
Fly
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Charleston
— 1 night
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Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly
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Key West
— 1 night
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New York City

— 1 night

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take a stroll through Times Square.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Rome, Italy to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Rome to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in May, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Charleston

— 1 night
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Charleston by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: high temperatures in Charleston hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, examine the collection at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and finally stroll around Forsyth Park. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah day trip website.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Savannah sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Key West

— 1 night

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and then explore and take pictures at Fort Zachary Taylor. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Savannah in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.