16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Lake George
— 2 nights
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
3
Williamsburg
— 1 night
4
Hilton Head
— 6 nights

2
nights
Lake George

Lake George ©
A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake George, thenmake a splash at Water Slide World, thenplay a few rounds at Gooney Golf, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Oscar's Smoke House. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, thenlearn about winemaking at Adirondack Winery, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prospect Mountain.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lake George trip planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Lake George is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Lake George

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Oscar's Smoke House
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Gooney Golf ©
Gooney Golf
Prospect Mountain ©
Prospect Mountain
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Washington DC

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.
Take a break from the city and head to U.S. National Arboretum and Tidal Basin. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at Smithsonian Institution Building, appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Lake George to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Lake George in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens ©
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get your game on at Bounce House & Laser Tag, thencontemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, and finally contemplate the long history of George Wythe House.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Williamsburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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George Wythe House ©
George Wythe House
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace

6
nights
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Explore hidden gems such as Edisto Beach State Park and Legendary Golf. Bring the kids along to Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Church of the Cross. Explore Hilton Head's surroundings by going to Botany Bay Plantation Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area (in Edisto Island), The Point (in Beaufort) and Saint Helena Island (Octopuses, Penn Center, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Folly Field Beach Park, tee off at Arthur Hills Golf Course, let the kids burn off some steam at Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground, and kick back and relax at Coligny Beach.

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Getting from Williamsburg to Hilton Head by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Helena Island, Edisto Island, The Point, The Church of the Cross
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Edisto Beach State Park ©
Edisto Beach State Park

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