8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Southport
— Few hours
Drive:  9​h
3
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
South Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  23​h
End: Kansas City

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You've now added Magnolia Plantation & Gardens to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and then go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Charleston tour itinerary builder website .

Kansas City to Charleston is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Charleston due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Charleston are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Southport.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

few
hours
Southport

Southport ©
Southport is a city in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Southport trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Charleston to Southport in 3.5 hours. July in Southport sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 73°F at night. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Southport

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oak Island Lighthouse
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Oak Island Lighthouse ©
Oak Island Lighthouse

1
night
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach
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.
To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach route builder website .

You can drive from Southport to Virginia Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 71°F at night. On the 16th (Mon), you're off toWashington DC.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, take a stroll through Old Town, and then wander the streets of Capitol Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at North Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Virginia Beach to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Old Town, North Beach, Arlington National Cemetery
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coney Island USA as well as Statue of Liberty National Monument. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, then step into the grandiose world of Belvedere Castle, then stroll through Central Park, and finally take in the waterfront at Coney Island USA. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City route website .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for South Portland.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Coney Island
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Central Park ©
Central Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Belvedere Castle ©
Belvedere Castle

1
night
South Portland

South Portland ©
South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the fourth-largest city in the state, incorporated in 1898. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, and then kick back and relax at Wells Beach.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the South Portland journey app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to South Portland in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in South Portland reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in South Portland

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Wells Beach, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Portland Museum of Art
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Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

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