25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  8​h
1
Hot Springs
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
2
Orange Beach
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
3
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Louisville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Weston
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 15​min
10
Williamsburg
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
11
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
12
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
13
Vicksburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

1
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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then contemplate the long history of Fordyce Bathhouse (Vistor Center), then view the masterpieces at Riley Art Glass Studio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Anthony Chapel.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hot Springs day trip tool .

San Francisco to Hot Springs is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Hot Springs: highs are around 92°F and lows about 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center ©
Fordyce Bathhouse Vistor Center
Riley Art Glass Studio ©
Riley Art Glass Studio

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

Before you visit Orange Beach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Hot Springs to Orange Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. July in Orange Beach sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 6th (Sat), stroll through Discovery Cove. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Orange Beach to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Orlando are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 8th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Savannah Historic District.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah travel planning site .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Savannah takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Savannah, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Charleston History Tours, then browse the exhibits of Fort Sumter National Monument, then view the masterpieces at One Of A Kind, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House and then kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Charleston travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Folly Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 11th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at DuPont State Recreational Forest and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Grovewood Village, shop like a local with Philip DeAngelo Studio, then take in the exciting artwork at St.Claire Art, then view the masterpieces at New Morning Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Lexington Glassworks.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville trip planner.

Getting from Charleston to Asheville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charleston in July: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 84°F and lows are around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

DuPont State Recreational Forest, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest
New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery

2
nights
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, then take in the exciting artwork at Fowler's Clay Works, then hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Pigeon Forge planner .

Traveling by car from Asheville to Pigeon Forge takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 15th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum Hotel, then steep yourself in history at Locust Grove, then Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and finally try your luck at Churchill Downs. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Flame Run Glass Studio and Gallery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, then stroll the grounds of Cave Hill Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Louisville itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Louisville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Weston.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Cave Hill Cemetery ©
Cave Hill Cemetery

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day
Weston

Weston ©
Weston is a city in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with West Virginia American Art Glass, then steep yourself in history at Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, then take in the exciting artwork at Appalachian Glass, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of John Henry Memorial Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Weston trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Louisville to Weston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. In July, Weston is little chillier than Louisville - with highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Weston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

John Henry Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum ©
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum
John Henry Memorial Park ©
John Henry Memorial Park
West Virginia American Art Glass ©
West Virginia American Art Glass

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night
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
On the 18th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mariners' Museum & Park and then contemplate the long history of Historic Jamestowne.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Williamsburg trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Weston to Williamsburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Weston in July, with highs in Williamsburg at 91°F and lows at 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, The Mariners' Museum & Park
Highlights from your plan
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

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nights
Key West

Key West ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Truman Little White House and Key West Cemetery. Alan S. Maltz Gallery and 7 Artists & Friends will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, cast your line with a fishing tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and look for gifts at Little Switzerland.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Key West online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Williamsburg to Key West takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Williamsburg in July, with lows around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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night
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, wander the streets of Royal Street, and then hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip app .

You can fly from Key West to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Key West in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 80°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vicksburg.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg ©
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Longwood, contemplate the long history of Rosalie Mansion, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Basilica, and finally learn about winemaking at Old South Winery. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, then take in the history at Vicksburg National Military Park, then steep yourself in history at Martha Vick House, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Vicksburg National Cemetery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vicksburg trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Vicksburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or fly. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Vicksburg, with highs around 91°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Natchez
Highlights from your plan
Vicksburg National Military Park ©
Vicksburg National Military Park
U.S.S. Cairo Museum ©
U.S.S. Cairo Museum
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica

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