52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
Fly
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
Drive
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Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive
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Miami
— 2 nights
Drive
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Key West
— 3 nights
Drive
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Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 4 nights
Drive
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St. Pete Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
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Nashville
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New York City — 4 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get some cultural insight at Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Step off the beaten path and head to New York Public Library and Ellis Island. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, visit SoHo, see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City attractions planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): examine the collection at Benjamin Franklin Museum, steep yourself in history at Christ Church, steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, explore the galleries of Fireman's Hall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masonic Temple, and finally ponder the world of politics at City Hall Visitor Center. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Penn Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Liberty Museum, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall, and finally view the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.
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Gettysburg — 2 nights

Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the architecture and history at Abraham Lincoln Statue, get engrossed in the history at Shriver House Museum, see the interesting displays at Rupp House, then take an in-depth tour of Civil War Tails At the Homestead Diorama Museum, then browse the exhibits of Jennie Wade House, and finally make a trip to The Eternal Light Peace Memorial. On the next day, appreciate the history behind 12th & 44th New York Infantry Monument, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Brigadier General Gouverneur Kemble Warren, witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to Major General George Gordon Meade, then admire the masterpieces at Gibson's Photographic Gallery, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gettysburg when traveling from Philadelphia in October, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive 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 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Postal Museum, explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building, then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Catholic Church.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gettysburg in October since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.
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Williamsburg — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): shop like a local with Williamsburg Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, then take an in-depth tour of Colonial Williamsburg Wetherburn Tavern, then contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, and finally learn about winemaking at Silver Hand Meadery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Bede Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Virginia Musical Museum, then don't miss a visit to Colonial Williamsburg Capitol Building, and finally take an in-depth tour of Moore House.

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You can drive from Washington DC to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Myrtle Beach.
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Myrtle Beach — 2 nights

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 14th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Litchfield Beach, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): kick back and relax at Ocean Drive Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Cherry Grove Beach, then learn about winemaking at Boardwalk Winery, and finally examine the collection at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach trip planner.

Fly from Williamsburg to Myrtle Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. October in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.
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Savannah — 3 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colonial Park Cemetery and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to American Prohibition Museum and Forsyth Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Congregation Mickve Israel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Compline at Christ Church Anglican, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Liquid Sands Glass Gallery.

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Getting from Myrtle Beach to Savannah by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or fly. October in Savannah sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.
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St. Augustine — 4 nights

St. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Ximenez-Fatio House and Medieval Torture Museum. Appreciate the collections at The Oldest Store Museum and World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum. There's lots more to do: stroll through St. Augustine Beach, steep yourself in history at Old St. Augustine Village, view the masterpieces at High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts, and kick back and relax at Vilano Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our St. Augustine road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Savannah to St. Augustine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Savannah in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in St. Augustine, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Orlando.
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Orlando — 4 nights

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.
Let the collections at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens and Lighthouse Point Park. Step out of Orlando to go to Ponce Inlet and see Ponce Inlet Historical Museum, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Orlando, take a stroll through International Drive, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Orlando takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Miami.
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Miami — 2 nights

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then explore the world behind art at Perez Art Museum Miami, and then take a stroll through Wynwood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bal Harbor Beach, admire the masterpieces at Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), then stroll through Surfside Beach, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Miami trip planner.

You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Key West.
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Key West — 3 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Visit Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens for their historical value. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Key West Garden Club, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and explore the gorgeous colors at Vandenberg Wreck.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Key West using our trip planner.

You can drive from Miami to Key West in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. October in Key West sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.
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Islamorada — 2 nights

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 1st (Sun), sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery - MM82, then take an in-depth tour of History of Diving Museum, then kick back and relax at Sunset Park Beach, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Sombrero Reef. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Old Road Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alligator Reef Light House, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Islamorada tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Key West to Islamorada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Islamorada are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Naples.
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Naples — 4 nights

Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Naples Historical Society and The Naples Winery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Spas. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Bonita Springs (Congo River Golf & Bonita Springs Public Beach).

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples trip tool.

Drive from Islamorada to Naples in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Islamorada in November since evenings lows in Naples dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to St. Pete Beach.
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St. Pete Beach — 2 nights

St. On the 7th (Sat), kick back and relax at Coquina Beach, kick back and relax at Manatee Public Beach, and then stroll through Bradenton Beach. On the next day, visit Pass-a-Grille Beach, Florida, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then kick back and relax at St. Pete Beach, and finally get your game on at High Tide Slide!.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the St. Pete Beach tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Naples to St. Pete Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Naples in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in St. Pete Beach: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 21°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Panama City Beach.
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Panama City Beach — 3 nights

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Andrews State Park, then stroll around Rick Seltzer Park, then do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, and finally play a few rounds at Signal Hill Golf Course. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Panama City Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Carillon Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, and finally make a trip to SkyWheel Panama City Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach attractions planner.

Getting from St. Pete Beach to Panama City Beach by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from St. Pete Beach in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Panama City Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Gatlinburg.
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Gatlinburg — 5 nights

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Step out of the city life by going to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Gatlinburg Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tennessee Homemade Wines and Sugarland Cellars. Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Cherokee (Museum of the Cherokee Indian & Mountain Farm Museum). There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, examine the collection at Hollywood Star Cars Museum, and learn about winemaking at Bootleggers Homemade Wine.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip planner.

You can drive from Panama City Beach to Gatlinburg in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in November, things will get little chillier in Gatlinburg: highs are around 18°C and lows about 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nashville.
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Nashville — 4 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and McLemore House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Travellers Rest and Natchez Trace Parkway. Take a break from Nashville with a short trip to McGavock Confederate Cemetery in Franklin, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, and stop by The District.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville online day trip planner.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Gatlinburg to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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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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