7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lawrenceburg
Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Yorktown
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
3
Newport News
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hatteras
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
6
Buxton
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Raleigh
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
End: Lawrenceburg

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Richmond

Richmond
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.
To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip planner .

Lawrenceburg to Richmond is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In September, daily temperatures in Richmond can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. On the 23rd (Mon), you're off toYorktown.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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Yorktown

Yorktown ©
Yorktown is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Virginia, United States. On the 23rd (Mon), take in the history at Yorktown Battlefield.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yorktown day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Yorktown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Yorktown can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Newport News.

Things to do in Yorktown

Historic Sites
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Yorktown Battlefield ©
Yorktown Battlefield

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Newport News

Newport News
Newport News is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. USS Monitor Center has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at USS Monitor Center.

For photos and tourist information, you can read our Newport News trip planner.

Newport News is very close to Yorktown. In September, daytime highs in Newport News are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Newport News

Museums

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Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Nags Head online day trip planner .

Drive from Newport News to Nags Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 69°F. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hatteras.

Things to do in Nags Head

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wright Brothers National Memorial, Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©

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Hatteras

Hatteras ©
Hatteras is an unincorporated village and census-designated place (CDP) in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, on the Outer Banks island of Hatteras, at its extreme southwestern tip. You've now added Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): examine the collection at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, kick back and relax at Frisco Beach, then examine the collection at Hatteras Island Ocean Center, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Blue Pelican Gallery.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hatteras trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Nags Head to Hatteras takes 1.5 hours. In September in Hatteras, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Buxton.

Things to do in Hatteras

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hatteras Island, Frisco Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hatteras Island Ocean Center ©
Hatteras Island Ocean Center
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum ©
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Blue Pelican Gallery ©
Blue Pelican Gallery

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Buxton

Buxton ©
Buxton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on Hatteras Island (part of the Outer Banks) near Cape Hatteras. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Salvo Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC, and then steep yourself in history at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Buxton attractions planner .

Buxton is just a stone's throw from Hatteras. In September in Buxton, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Buxton

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Salvo, Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hatteras National Seashore ©
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC ©
Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC

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Raleigh

Raleigh
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Raleigh trip builder website .

Getting from Buxton to Raleigh by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Buxton in September, Raleigh is slightly colder at night with lows of 63°F. You will leave for home on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Nightlife Fun & Games

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