8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
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Atlanta
— 1 day
Fly
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Charleston
— 1 night
Fly
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive
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Baltimore
— 1 night
Fly
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Fly to Charlotte, Bus to Asheville
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Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive

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Atlanta

— 1 day

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 23rd (Sat), look for gifts at Buford Highway Farmers Market, take in the exciting artwork at HomeGrown Decatur, and then explore the world behind art at National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Atlanta. November in Atlanta sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Atlanta

Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Charleston

— 1 night
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 24th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, then view the masterpieces at Robert Lange Studios, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Charleston City Market, and finally view the masterpieces at One Of A Kind.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Charleston vacation maker website.

Fly from Atlanta to Charleston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in November, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Washington DC

— 2 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds DC. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then admire the striking features of Riversdale House Museum, and finally hunt for treasures at Eastern Market.

For photos and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planning website.

You can fly from Charleston to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Charleston in November, expect Washington DC to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Baltimore

— 1 night

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
On the 27th (Wed), stop by Honeygo Wine and Spirits, then take a stroll through Fell's Point, and then view the masterpieces at Loring Cornish Gallery.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Baltimore trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Washington DC to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Baltimore are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Baltimore

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Virginia Beach

— 1 night

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take a stroll through MacArthur Center, then browse for treasures at Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery, then wander the streets of Town Center, and finally sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Virginia Beach sightseeing site.

Traveling by flight from Baltimore to Virginia Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

Asheville

— 2 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with New Morning Gallery, view the masterpieces at St.Claire Art, then contemplate the long history of Biltmore, and finally shop like a local with Asheville Gallery of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Philip DeAngelo Studio, shop like a local with Woolworth Walk, then view the masterpieces at Ariel Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Blue Spiral 1, and finally take in the exciting artwork at American Folk Art & Framing.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Asheville trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Virginia Beach to Asheville takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Virginia Beach in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Asheville, with lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.

Maryland travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.