33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Orlando
1
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Warm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Lancaster
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Waxhaw
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Lynchburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Staunton
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Charlottesville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Lancaster
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
12
Ashland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Charles City
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
14
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
15
Raleigh
— 5 nights
End: Orlando

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, enjoy some diversion at SkyView Atlanta, steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and look for gifts at Krog Street Market.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip itinerary builder.

Orlando to Atlanta is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, Atlanta is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Warm Springs.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Warm Springs

Warm Springs ©
Warm Springs is a city in Meriwether County, Georgia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Hills & Dales Estate, identify plant and animal life at Wild Animal Safari, and then get engrossed in the history at Little White House. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Callaway Gardens.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Warm Springs sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Atlanta to Warm Springs in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Augusta.

Things to do in Warm Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pine Mountain, Hills & Dales Estate
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Hills & Dales Estate ©
Hills & Dales Estate
Little White House ©
Little White House
Wild Animal Safari ©
Wild Animal Safari

1
night
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. On the 11th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Augusta Museum of History and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Riverwalk.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Augusta trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Warm Springs to Augusta by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Warm Springs in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Augusta, with lows around 63°F. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lancaster.

Things to do in Augusta

Historic Sites Museums
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Riverwalk ©
Riverwalk
Augusta Museum of History ©
Augusta Museum of History

1
night
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The city of Lancaster is the county seat of Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States, located in the Charlotte Metropolitan Area. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Andrew Jackson State Park.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lancaster vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Augusta to Lancaster takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Augusta in May, plan for little chillier nights in Lancaster, with lows around 58°F. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Waxhaw.

Things to do in Lancaster

Nature Parks
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Andrew Jackson State Park ©
Andrew Jackson State Park

2
nights
Waxhaw

Waxhaw ©
Waxhaw is a town located in Union County, North Carolina. On the 13th (Sat), relax in the rural setting at Aw Shucks Farms, then see the interesting displays at JAARS Museum of the Alphabet, and then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Waxhaws and Andrew Jackson Memorial.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Waxhaw itinerary planner.

Waxhaw is very close to Lancaster. In May, daily temperatures in Waxhaw can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Waxhaw

Museums

Side Trip

Aw Shucks Farms
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JAARS Museum of the Alphabet ©
JAARS Museum of the Alphabet
Aw Shucks Farms ©
Aw Shucks Farms

1
night
Lynchburg

Lynchburg ©
Lynchburg is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Virginia Military Institute and then take an in-depth tour of Lee Chapel and Museum.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lynchburg trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Waxhaw to Lynchburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Waxhaw in May since evenings lows in Lynchburg dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Staunton.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lexington, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, National D-Day Memorial
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National D-Day Memorial ©
National D-Day Memorial
Virginia Military Institute ©
Virginia Military Institute

4
nights
Staunton

Staunton ©
Staunton is an independent city in the U.S. Explore Staunton's surroundings by going to White Oak Lavender Farm (in Harrisonburg), Shenandoah Caverns (in Shenandoah Caverns) and Massanutten Resort Water Park (in McGaheysville). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Episcopal Church, browse the exhibits of Frontier Culture Museum, savor the flavors at Cocoa Mills Chocolatier, and look for gifts at Green Valley Book Fair.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Staunton trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Lynchburg to Staunton by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Staunton

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Grand Caverns, White Oak Lavender Farm & The Purple WOLF Vineyard, Veritas Vineyard & Winery, Massanutten Indoor WaterPark, Shenandoah Caverns
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:
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Grand Caverns ©
Grand Caverns
Frontier Culture Museum ©
Frontier Culture Museum
Shenandoah Caverns ©
Shenandoah Caverns

3
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charlottesville: James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station), Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum (in Luray). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Staunton to Charlottesville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

James Madison's Montpelier, Skyline Drive, The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
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James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Monticello ©
Monticello
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

2
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Gettysburg Museum of History, then examine the collection at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, and then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, take in the history at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gettysburg tour planner.

Drive from Charlottesville to Gettysburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lancaster.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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2
nights
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Dutch Wonderland, then take in the pleasant sights at Kitchen Kettle Village, and then admire the natural beauty at Longwood Gardens. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Hersheypark.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lancaster travel planner.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Lancaster takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Lancaster

Theme Parks Nightlife Parks

Side Trips

Kitchen Kettle Village, Longwood Gardens, Hersheypark
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Virginia Capitol Building, then admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maymont, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Cemetery. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Confederacy, admire the natural beauty at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, don't miss a visit to Monument Avenue, then stop by For the Love of Chocolate, and finally wander the streets of Carytown.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Richmond trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lancaster to Richmond in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Lancaster in May, you will find days in Richmond are a bit warmer (80°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ashland.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Maymont ©
Maymont
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden ©
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

1
night
Ashland

Ashland ©
Ashland is a town located 15 miles north of Richmond along Interstate-95 and historic Route 1 in Hanover County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Hanover Tavern and then find something for the whole family at Kings Dominion.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ashland travel planner.

Ashland is just a stone's throw from Richmond. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Charles City.

Things to do in Ashland

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kings Dominion, Hanover Tavern
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Kings Dominion ©
Kings Dominion
Hanover Tavern ©
Hanover Tavern

1
night
Charles City

Charles City ©
Charles City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Charles City County, Virginia, United States. On the 29th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Berkeley Plantation and then contemplate the long history of Shirley Plantation.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Charles City travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ashland to Charles City takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in May, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charles City

Historic Sites
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Shirley Plantation ©
Shirley Plantation
Berkeley Plantation ©
Berkeley Plantation

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cool off at Water Country USA.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Williamsburg itinerary planner.

You can drive from Charles City to Williamsburg in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Raleigh.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Tours
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Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Ghost & Vampire Tours

5
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Raleigh: North Carolina Zoo (in Asheboro), Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation (in Fayetteville) and Durham (Wallace Wade Stadium, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Durham Bulls, have fun and explore at Marbles Kids Museum, steep yourself in history at Historic Yates Mill County Park, and stroll through Pullen Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Raleigh trip planner.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Raleigh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Raleigh are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Durham, Airborne and Special Operations Museum, North Carolina Zoo
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 5:
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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel

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