30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Boston
— 2 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive
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Afton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cherokee
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive
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Covington
— 1 night
Drive to Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Fly to Orlando International Airport
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Orlando
— 1 night
Fly
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Miami
— 2 nights
Fly to Knoxville, Drive to Lookout Mountain
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Lookout Mountain
— 1 night
Fly
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Salem
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Charlottesville
— 2 nights
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New Haven
— 1 night
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Boston

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museum of Fine Arts and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and Waterfront. The adventure continues: wander the streets of North End, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, ponder the world of politics at Old State House, and stop by Beacon Hill.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Boston day trip site.

Sydney, Australia to Boston is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Boston. In October, Boston is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

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New York City

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.
On the 4th (Sun), make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through SoHo, then hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Met Cloisters, and finally appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Independence National Historical Park. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally pause for some photo ops at Rocky Statue.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Philadelphia journey planner.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Washington DC

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, then take a stroll through Old Town, and then get to know the fascinating history of National Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Afton.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Afton

Afton is an unincorporated community in Albemarle and Nelson counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): do a tasting at Afton Mountain Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Veritas Vineyard & Winery, and then do a tasting at Flying Fox Vineyard.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Afton holiday planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Afton by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Washington DC in October since evenings lows in Afton dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cherokee.

Things to do in Afton

Wineries

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Cherokee

Trails of Legends and Adventures

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 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, take in the dramatic scenery at Mingo Falls, and then look for gifts at The What's Hot Shop. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte and then let the river carry you with NOC Outfitter's Store.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cherokee online trip maker.

Getting from Afton to Cherokee by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In October in Cherokee, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 7°C at night. You will leave for Nashville on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Cherokee

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

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 Lotz House Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at RCA Studio B and Downtown Franklin. Step out of Nashville to go to Franklin and see Carter House, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Parthenon, stroll around Centennial Park, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville day trip planner.

You can drive from Cherokee to Nashville in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cherokee in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nashville, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

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Atlanta

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 16th (Fri), get your bearings at Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and then see the interesting displays at College Football Hall of Fame.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Atlanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Atlanta is 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Atlanta are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Covington.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums · Shopping

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Covington

Covington is a city and the county seat of Newton County, Georgia, located 35 miles east of Atlanta. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): play a few rounds at The Oaks Course, identify plant and animal life at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center, then grab your bike and head to Eastside Trail, and finally see the interesting displays at Pop-Up TV and Film Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Covington trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Covington takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Covington

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Orlando

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours and then get some fabulous bargains at Orlando International Premium Outlets.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Covington to Orlando with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Covington in October: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping · Outdoors · Tours

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Miami

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and then make a trip to Wynwood Walls.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Miami trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Miami are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lookout Mountain.

Things to do in Miami

Museums · Adventure · Outdoors · Fun & Games

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Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Rock City Gardens and then take some stellar pictures from Rock City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and then surround yourself with nature on G3 Adventures.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lookout Mountain trip app.

Getting from Miami to Lookout Mountain by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. While traveling from Miami, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Lookout Mountain, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salem.

Things to do in Lookout Mountain

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Salem

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Peabody Essex Museum, stroll the grounds of Old Burying Point Cemetery, and then walk around Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Salem trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lookout Mountain to Salem takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lookout Mountain in October, expect Salem to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Get in touch with nature at The North Carolina Arboretum and River Rafting & Tubing. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Folk Art Center and Hollywood Star Cars Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Asheville: Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine (in Pigeon Forge) and Gatlinburg (Tennessee Homemade Wines & Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Lawrence, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Asheville sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Salem to Asheville takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Salem in October, you will find days in Asheville are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Charlottesville

Hoo-Ville

Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
On the 26th (Mon), admire the striking features of University of Virginia and then take in nature's colorful creations at Monticello.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville route planner.

You can fly from Asheville to Charlottesville in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to New Haven.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Parks · Historic Sites

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New Haven

New Haven, in the U.S. On the 27th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve and then identify plant and animal life at Wolf Conservation Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain insight at Ansonia Nature & Recreation Center, explore the galleries of The Mark Twain House & Museum, and then take in the views from Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New Haven visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from Charlottesville to New Haven takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Charlottesville in October, expect nights in New Haven to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

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.