18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
1
Atlanta
— 4 nights
2
Charlotte
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Camden
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
4
Durham
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
New Bern
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Edenton
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Manteo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Atlanta

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Step out of Atlanta to go to Stone Mountain and see Stone Mountain Park, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Atlanta, stroll through Piedmont Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Georgia Aquarium.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Atlanta vacation builder.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Atlanta. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Charlotte is known for museums, theme parks, sightseeing, adventure, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Carowinds, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Billy Graham Library.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Charlotte tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Charlotte takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Camden.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Carowinds ©
Carowinds
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

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hours
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a city in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States. To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Camden travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Charlotte to Camden in 2 hours. In July in Camden, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Durham.

Things to do in Camden

Historic Sites
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Camden Revolutionary War Site ©
Camden Revolutionary War Site

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Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Explore Durham's surroundings by going to Raleigh (North Carolina: Museum of Natural Sciences & Pullen Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, and get curious at Museum of Life and Science.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Durham custom trip planner.

Drive from Camden to Durham in 3.5 hours. July in Durham sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel to New Bern.

Things to do in Durham

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Raleigh
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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel

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New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, stop by Birthplace of Pepsi Cola, indulge your taste buds at Bear City Fudge Company, then stop by Mitchell Hardware, and finally take an in-depth tour of North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace. On your second day here, look for gifts at Hwy 58 Bicycles of Emerald Isle, then don't miss a visit to Riverfront Park, Swansboro, NC, and then play a few rounds at Silver Creek Golf Club.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New Bern vacation trip planner.

Getting from Durham to New Bern by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Edenton.

Things to do in New Bern

Shopping Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Swansboro, HWY 58 Bicycles
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Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola ©
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola
Mitchell Hardware ©
Mitchell Hardware

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Edenton

Edenton ©
Edenton is a town on Albemarle Sound in Chowan County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Cupola House Association, then contemplate the long history of Penelope Barker House Welcome Center, then explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Historic Edenton.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Edenton trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from New Bern to Edenton in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Manteo.

Things to do in Edenton

Historic Sites Museums
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Barker House ©
Barker House
Historic Edenton State Historic Site ©
Cupola House ©
Cupola House

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Manteo

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Get out of town with these interesting Manteo side-trips: The Monument to a Century of Flight (in Kitty Hawk), Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site (in Rodanthe) and Duck Town Boardwalk (in Duck). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier, and head outdoors with First Flight Adventure Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Manteo trip generator.

Traveling by car from Edenton to Manteo takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Nags Head, The Monument to a Century of Flight, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Duck Town Boardwalk, Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
First Flight Adventure Park ©
First Flight Adventure Park

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