19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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St. Augustine
— 1 night
2
Savannah
— 1 night
3
Wilmington
— 2 nights
4
New Bern
— 1 night
5
Raleigh
— 2 nights
6
Hillsborough
— 1 night
7
Pinehurst
— 1 night
8
Boone
— 1 night
9
Banner Elk
— 1 night
10
Blowing Rock
— 1 night
11
Morganton
— 1 night
12
Asheville
— 1 night
13
Hendersonville
— 1 night
14
Cherokee
— 2 nights
15
Bryson City
— Few hours
16
Highlands
— 1 night

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. On the 26th (Sat), examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House, contemplate the long history of Villa Zorayda Museum, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Vilano Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Old Florida Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, then putt your heart out at Fiesta Falls Miniature Golf, and finally take an in-depth tour of Medieval Torture Museum.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the St. Augustine online tour planner.

Weston to St. Augustine is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Weston in December, with highs in St. Augustine at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
Fiesta Falls Miniature Golf ©
Fiesta Falls Miniature Golf
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then enjoy the sand and surf at North Beach, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Skidaway Island State Park.

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Drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from St. Augustine in December, Savannah is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

North Beach
Highlights from your plan
Skidaway Island State Park ©
Skidaway Island State Park
North Beach
North Beach
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get outside with Carolina Beach Inshore Adventures, then identify plant and animal life at Masonboro Island Reserve, and then let little ones run wild at Hugh McRae Park. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, have some family-friendly fun at Defy Gravity Wilmington, then stop by Cape Fear Spice Merchants, and finally get your game on at Battle House Laser Tag.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Wilmington trip website.

You can fly from Savannah to Wilmington in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Savannah in December since evenings lows in Wilmington dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to New Bern.

Things to do in Wilmington

Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Carolina Beach Inshore Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Battle House Laser Tag ©
Battle House Laser Tag
Carolina Beach Inshore Adventures ©
Carolina Beach Inshore Adventures
Masonboro Island Reserve ©
Masonboro Island Reserve

1
night
New Bern

New Bern
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Bern online holiday maker.

Getting from Wilmington to New Bern by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in New Bern, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 31st (Thu), you're off to Raleigh.

Things to do in New Bern

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 31st (Thu), get curious at Marbles Kids Museum, get outside with Capital Area Greenway, then examine the collection at CAM Raleigh, and finally get your game on at Sky Zone Trampoline Park Raleigh. On your second day here, head outdoors with Knight's Play, then pause for some photo ops at Memorial Bell Tower, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lynn, and finally have some family-friendly fun at DefyGravity Raleigh.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Raleigh online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from New Bern to Raleigh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Raleigh can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Hillsborough.

Things to do in Raleigh

Outdoors · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Knight's Play
Highlights from your plan
Marbles Kids Museum ©
Marbles Kids Museum
Knight's Play ©
Knight's Play
Capital Area Greenway
Capital Area Greenway

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night
Hillsborough

Hillsborough ©
The town of Hillsborough is the county seat of Orange County, North Carolina. On the 2nd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, trek along Occoneechee Orange Speedway, then take in the pleasant sights at Riverwalk, and finally stroll the grounds of Old Town Cemetery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hillsborough itinerary planner.

Drive from Raleigh to Hillsborough in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Pinehurst.

Things to do in Hillsborough

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area ©
Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area
Old Town Cemetery ©
Old Town Cemetery

1
night
Pinehurst

Pinehurst ©
Pinehurst is a village in Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): play a few rounds at Pinehurst Course Number 2, get outside with Weymouth Woods, and then tee off at Hyland Hills Golf Club.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pinehurst trip planner.

Getting from Hillsborough to Pinehurst by car takes about 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Boone.

Things to do in Pinehurst

Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Southern Pines
Highlights from your plan
Hyland Hills Golf Club ©
Hyland Hills Golf Club

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night
Boone

Boone ©
Boone is a town located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): tee off at Boone Golf Club, then head outdoors with Rock Dimensions, then get outside with Howard Knob, and finally look for gifts at Jerky Outpost. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Hickory Ridge Living History Museum, then get in on the family fun at Fun 'n' Wheels, and then see the interesting displays at Turchin Center.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Boone itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pinehurst to Boone takes 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Pinehurst in January, with highs in Boone at 5°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Banner Elk.

Things to do in Boone

Outdoors · Golf · Museums

Side Trip

Jerky Outpost
Highlights from your plan
Boone Golf Club ©
Boone Golf Club
Rock Dimensions ©
Rock Dimensions
Fun 'n' Wheels ©
Fun 'n' Wheels

1
night
Banner Elk

Banner Elk ©
Banner Elk is a town in Avery County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): head outdoors with Beech Mountain Resort.

To find out how to plan a trip to Banner Elk, use our trip itinerary maker.

Banner Elk is just a stone's throw from Boone. In January, daily temperatures in Banner Elk can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Banner Elk

Outdoors

Side Trip

Beech Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
Beech Mountain Resort ©
Beech Mountain Resort

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night
Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock ©
Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stroll through Glen Burney Trail, then ride a horse along Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Blowing Rock road trip tool.

You can drive from Banner Elk to Blowing Rock in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Blowing Rock can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Morganton.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park ©
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Zipline

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night
Morganton

Morganton ©
Morganton is a city in Burke County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of The History Museum of Burke County, tee off at Silver Creek Golf Club, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Catawba River Greenway, and finally stroll through Apple Hill Orchard & Cider Mill.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Morganton trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Blowing Rock to Morganton in an hour. While traveling from Blowing Rock, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Morganton, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Morganton

Outdoors · Parks · Golf
Highlights from your plan
Silver Creek Golf Club ©
Silver Creek Golf Club
Apple Hill Orchard & Cider Mill ©
Apple Hill Orchard & Cider Mill
The History Museum of Burke County ©
The History Museum of Burke County

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Biltmore and then hit the slopes at Wolf Ridge Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, enjoy some diversion at Asheville's Best Gem Mine, then let little ones run wild at Mountain Play Lodge, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Highland Brewing Company.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Asheville trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Morganton to Asheville by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hendersonville.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Mountain Play Lodge, Wolf Ridge Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Wolf Ridge Ski Resort ©
Wolf Ridge Ski Resort
Mountain Play Lodge ©
Mountain Play Lodge
Asheville's Best Gem Mine ©
Asheville's Best Gem Mine

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Hendersonville

Hendersonville ©
Hendersonville is a city in Henderson County, North Carolina United States. On the 10th (Sun), go deep underground at Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine, then buy something for everyone on your list at Village Green Antique Mall, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hendersonville trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Asheville to Hendersonville in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Hendersonville can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Hendersonville

Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine
Highlights from your plan
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts ©
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts
Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine ©
Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine
Village Green Antique Mall ©
Village Green Antique Mall

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Cherokee

Cherokee ©
The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stop by Unique Gift Outlet.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cherokee online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Hendersonville to Cherokee takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Cherokee can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Bryson City.

Things to do in Cherokee

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Unique Gift Outlet ©
Unique Gift Outlet
Smoky Mountain Gold and Ruby Mine ©
Smoky Mountain Gold and Ruby Mine

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Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then see the interesting displays at Fly fishing Museum of The Southern Appalachians, and then get outside with Tuckaseegee Fly Shop.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryson City trip itinerary maker tool.

Bryson City is very close to Cherokee. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Highlands.

Things to do in Bryson City

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Tuckaseegee Fly Shop ©
Tuckaseegee Fly Shop

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Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stop by Colonel Mustard’s.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Highlands route tool.

Traveling by car from Bryson City to Highlands takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Highlands can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Highlands

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Colonel Mustard’s ©
Colonel Mustard’s

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