38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 8 nights
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Princeton
— 1 night
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Richmond
— 1 night
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Raleigh
— 1 night
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Fayetteville
— 1 night
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Charlotte
— 2 nights
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Columbia
— 2 nights
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Augusta
— 2 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Jacksonville
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 8 nights
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New York City — 8 nights

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.
Head to Josefinas and The Outlet Collection - Jersey Gardensfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Governors Island National Monument are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Thomas Edison National Historical Park (in West Orange) and Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (in Hyde Park). There's still lots to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, wander the streets of West Village, contemplate the long history of Fort Wadsworth, and take in nature's colorful creations at New York Botanical Garden.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City road trip site.

Brisbane, Australia to New York City is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Brisbane to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in June; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Princeton.
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Princeton — 1 night

College Town

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
On the 27th (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at Alchemy Mind and Body, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Princeton Battlefield State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Sourland Mountain Preserve, then look for gifts at Barkley's Gourmet Marketplace, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Dutch Country Farmers Market.

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You can drive from New York City to Princeton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Princeton can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, then contemplate the long history of Arch Street Meeting House, then make a trip to Historic Philadelphia-Once Upon a Nation Storytelling Benches, and finally wander the streets of Avenue of the Arts.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia holiday planner.

You can drive from Princeton to Philadelphia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.
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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 30th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, then admire the natural beauty at U.S. National Arboretum, and then grab your bike and head to Sligo Creek Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, then cast your line with Family Fishing Adventures, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ego Alley.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Washington DC road trip website.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Richmond.
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Richmond — 1 night

The River City

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, and then get to know the fascinating history of Fan District.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Richmond trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Richmond are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Raleigh.
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Raleigh — 1 night

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stroll around Capital Area Greenway, then look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park, then shop like a local with North Hills, and finally look for gifts at Videri Chocolate Factory.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Raleigh day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Richmond to Raleigh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Raleigh are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fayetteville.
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Fayetteville — 1 night

Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum, examine the collection at Museum of Cape Fear, then steep yourself in history at 1897 Poe House, and finally admire the masterpieces at David McCune International Art Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fayetteville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Raleigh to Fayetteville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Charlotte.
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Charlotte — 2 nights

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 5th (Fri), have fun and explore at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center, then walk around The Green, and then walk around Romare Bearden Park. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville, then play a few rounds at Lake Norman Miniature Golf, and then walk around Jetton Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Charlotte planning website.

You can fly from Fayetteville to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Charlotte sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Columbia.
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Columbia — 2 nights

Capital of Southern Hospitality

A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
On the 7th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Catholic Church, then look for gifts at Mast General Store, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Lion Landing, and finally don't miss a visit to Tunnel Vision Mural. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Governor's Mansion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Episcopal Church, then identify plant and animal life at Congaree Creek Heritage Preserve, and finally appreciate the history behind Worlds Largest Fire Hydrant.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Columbia travel planning website.

You can drive from Charlotte to Columbia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July in Columbia, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Augusta.
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Augusta — 2 nights

Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia, and located on the Savannah River, at the head of its navigable portion. On the 9th (Tue), stroll around Savannah Rapids Park, then stop by La Bonbonniere, and then tee off at Gordon Lakes Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at Magnolia Cemetery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at North Augusta Greenway Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Augusta trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Columbia to Augusta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Charleston.
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Charleston — 2 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 11th (Thu), explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, and finally walk around Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Freshfields Village, stroll through Kiawah Beachwalker Park, and then play a few rounds at The Ocean Course.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Charleston online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Augusta to Charleston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Charleston are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Savannah.
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Savannah — 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 13th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, then brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, then stop by Savannah's Candy Kitchen, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the exciting artwork at Nash Gallery, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Shelter Cove Towne Centre.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Savannah trip itinerary planning website.

Take a train from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jacksonville.
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Jacksonville — 2 nights

The River City

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): cast your line with Fish Amelia Island and then let the kids burn off some steam at Pirate Playground. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Mickler's Landing Beach and then play a few rounds at TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Jacksonville tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Jacksonville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Jacksonville can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Orlando.
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Orlando — 8 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like ICON Park and Balloon Rides. Attractions like Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: Kissimmee (Zipline & Fishing Charters & Tours), Apopka (Wekiwa Springs State Park & Kelly Park) and Lake Louisa State Park (in Clermont). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, identify plant and animal life at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, engage your brain at Orlando Science Center, and learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Orlando tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Jacksonville to Orlando in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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New Jersey travel guide

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Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.
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