21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Nags Head
— 5 nights
Drive
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Summersville
— 2 nights
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Chapel Hill
— 3 nights
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Drive to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Fly to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, Drive to Plantation
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Plantation
— 3 nights
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Myakka City
— 1 night
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Valdosta
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 4 nights
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Nags Head

— 5 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Jockey's Ridge State Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nags Head: Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (in Buxton) and Corolla (Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum & Currituck Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, browse the exhibits of Wright Brothers National Memorial, observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, and get your game on at Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nags Head travel route planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Nags Head is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Nags Head. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Summersville.

Things to do in Nags Head

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Summersville

— 2 nights
Summersville is a city in Nicholas County, West Virginia, USA. The population was 3,572 at the 2010 census. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): do a tasting at Kirkwood Winery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Battle Run Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Summersville Lake, then take in the views from New River Gorge Bridge, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at New River Gorge National River.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Summersville trip maker app.

You can drive from Nags Head to Summersville in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Nags Head in August, Summersville is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Chapel Hill.

Things to do in Summersville

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chapel Hill

— 3 nights
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Conservators Center and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Venture out of the city with trips to Greensboro (Greensboro Science Center & Greensboro Children's Museum), North Carolina Zoo (in Asheboro) and Raleigh (Marbles Kids Museum & Pullen Park). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Carolina Basketball Museum, browse for treasures at The Curious Peddler, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duke University Chapel.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Chapel Hill trip maker tool.

Getting from Summersville to Chapel Hill by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Summersville in August; daily highs in Chapel Hill reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Plantation.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Plantation

— 3 nights

Grass is Greener

Test the old Plantation claim that its "grass is greener" by exploring at least a few of the city's 30 public parks, playgrounds, and other venues for outdoor recreation.
Bring the kids along to Sawgrass Mills and Lion Country Safari. Change things up with a short trip to Shark Valley Visitor Center in Everglades National Park (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Fort Lauderdale, and play a few rounds at Jacaranda Golf Club.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Plantation online trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Chapel Hill to Plantation with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Plantation when traveling from Chapel Hill in August, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Myakka City.

Things to do in Plantation

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Myakka City

— 1 night
On the 28th (Wed), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then stroll around Bearadise Ranch, and then relax in the rural setting at Dakin Dairy Farms.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Myakka City trip site.

Getting from Plantation to Myakka City by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Myakka City can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Valdosta.

Things to do in Myakka City

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Valdosta

— 2 nights
Valdosta is a city in and the county seat of Lowndes County, located on the southern border of Georgia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Wild Adventures Theme Park and then play a few rounds at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Keylypso of West Palm Beach, don't miss a visit to Turner Center for the Arts, and then have some family-friendly fun at Epic Escape Rooms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Valdosta trip maker site.

You can drive from Myakka City to Valdosta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Valdosta

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Atlanta

— 4 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Attractions like Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlanta: Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Ducktown). The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, immerse yourself in nature at Chastain Park, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and meet the residents at Zoo Atlanta.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta road trip site.

Traveling by car from Valdosta to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from Valdosta, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Atlanta, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.