24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Salisbury
— 2 nights
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Gloucester
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ocean City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights
Drive
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Raleigh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Plattsburgh
— 1 night

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Salisbury — 2 nights

Salisbury is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. Explore Salisbury's surroundings by going to Robert Frost Farm State Historic Site (in Derry) and Benson Park (in Hudson). There's lots more to do: trek along Salisbury Rail Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salisbury Beach State Reservation, admire the majestic nature at Maudslay State Park, and stroll around Waterfront Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Salisbury tour itinerary planning site.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Logan International Airport, Portsmouth International at Pease Airport and Manchester-Boston Regional Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gloucester.
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Gloucester — 3 nights

Sandy Bay

The still waters off the Gloucester shore are immortalized in paintings and prints produced by the hundreds of artists who visit this town.
On the 23rd (Sat), gain some tasty knowledge on Ryan & Wood Distilleries, then enjoy the sand and surf at Good Harbor Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Hammond Castle Museum, then explore the galleries of The House of the Seven Gables, then examine the collection at Salem Witch Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Fishermen's Memorial Monument.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Gloucester trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salisbury to Gloucester takes an hour. July in Gloucester sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Ocean City.
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Ocean City — 2 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk and then find something for the whole family at Jolly Roger Amusement Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Ocean City Beach, then walk around Northside Park, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ocean City trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Gloucester to Ocean City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Gloucester in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ocean City, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Virginia Beach.
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Virginia Beach — 2 nights

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at First Landing State Park and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach travel website.

Drive from Ocean City to Virginia Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Kill Devil Hills.
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Kill Devil Hills — 2 nights

Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Wright Brothers National Memorial, admire the majestic nature at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and then cast your line with Salt Minded Fishing Charters.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kill Devil Hills day trip planning app.

Getting from Virginia Beach to Kill Devil Hills by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Kill Devil Hills sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Myrtle Beach.
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Myrtle Beach — 2 nights

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Myrtle Beach is known for nightlife, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Barefoot Landing, wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Kill Devil Hills to Myrtle Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. August in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Raleigh.
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Raleigh — 3 nights

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get curious at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, take an in-depth tour of Marbles Kids Museum, and then stroll around Pullen Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum of Life + Science, admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Raleigh online tour planner.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Raleigh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Raleigh can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 3 nights

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Raleigh to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, don't miss a visit to 30th Street Station, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, and try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia journey planner.

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Plattsburgh.
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Plattsburgh — 1 night

Plattsburgh is a city in and the seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. On the 12th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Country Dreams Farm.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Plattsburgh online visit planner.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Plattsburgh in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect Plattsburgh to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 16°C.
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