20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Atlanta
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Orlando
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Key West
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Key Largo
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Fort Lauderdale
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Charleston
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Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Buffalo
— 1 night
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Cleveland
— 1 night
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Saint Louis
— 1 night
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Minneapolis
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Duluth
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Saint Cloud
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Portland
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Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then immerse yourself in nature at Chastain Park.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Atlanta trip planner.

Seattle to Atlanta is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Seattle to Atlanta, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Atlanta: highs are around 88°F and lows about 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
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Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Chastain Park ©
Chastain Park

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando road trip planner.

Getting from Atlanta to Orlando by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see the world from above with Air Adventures Helicopter Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Key West online travel route planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Key West, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Key West

Tours · Museums · Adventure
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Air Adventures Helicopter Tours ©
Air Adventures Helicopter Tours
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): test your team's savvy at Kingdom Escape Games, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Island Dolphin Care, then get interesting insight from JSK Watersports, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Key Largo journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Key West to Key Largo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Key Largo are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:
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JSK Watersports ©
JSK Watersports
Kingdom Escape Games ©
Kingdom Escape Games
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care

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Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get outside with JP Outfitters Inc., then take a tour by water with Fort Lauderdale Watersports, then take an in-depth tour of Stranahan House, and finally test your team's savvy at QQuest Escape Games.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fort Lauderdale tour planner.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Fort Lauderdale takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Fort Lauderdale are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

QQuest Escape Games, JP Outfitters Inc.
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QQuest Escape Games ©
QQuest Escape Games
Stranahan House ©
Stranahan House

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 18th (Tue), get some thrills on the water with Speed Boat Adventures and then immerse yourself in nature at Isle of Palms County Park.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Charleston trip maker site.

You can fly from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Isle of Palms County Park
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Speed Boat Adventures ©
Speed Boat Adventures
Isle of Palms County Park ©
Isle of Palms County Park

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): trot along with Wampee Stables, test your team's savvy at Break Out, and then see things from the water with Jack's Surf Lessons and Board Rentals.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Myrtle Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Wampee Stables, Break Out
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Jack's Surf Lessons and Board Rentals ©
Jack's Surf Lessons and Board Rentals
Break Out ©
Break Out
Wampee Stables ©
Wampee Stables

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon, then ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip website.

Traveling by flight from Myrtle Beach to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The Pentagon ©
The Pentagon

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Chanticleer, walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally take a stroll through Society Hill.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary maker tool.

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chanticleer
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Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then wander the streets of Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip website.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): Head underground at Cave of the Winds, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Forest Lawn.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Buffalo trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from New York City to Buffalo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Buffalo is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Buffalo

Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Forest Lawn ©
Forest Lawn
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Walking tours

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 26th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then walk around Rocky River Reservation.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cleveland planning tool.

Getting from Buffalo to Cleveland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
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The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rocky River Reservation ©
Rocky River Reservation
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, gain interesting insight with STL Haunted History, and then admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Cleveland to Saint Louis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cleveland to Saint Louis due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cleveland in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Saint Louis: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
STL Haunted History ©
STL Haunted History
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Grand Rounds Scenic Byway, contemplate the waterfront views at Chain of Lakes, then explore the activities along Lake of the Isles, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Silverwood Park.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis trip planner.

You can fly from Saint Louis to Minneapolis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Saint Louis in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Minneapolis: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Duluth.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Silverwood Park
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Lake of the Isles ©
Lake of the Isles
Chain of Lakes ©
Chain of Lakes
Silverwood Park ©
Silverwood Park

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Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take a tour by water with Swiftwater Adventures, cruise along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, and then get to know the fascinating history of Lakewalk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Duluth trip maker app.

You can drive from Minneapolis to Duluth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Minneapolis in August: high temperatures in Duluth hover around 73°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Saint Cloud.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Swiftwater Adventures
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Swiftwater Adventures ©
Swiftwater Adventures
Lakewalk ©
Lakewalk
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive

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Saint Cloud

Saint Cloud ©
St. On the 30th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Quarry Park and Nature Preserve, then take in nature's colorful creations at Clemens Gardens, and then admire the natural beauty at Munsinger Gardens.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Cloud trip builder site.

You can drive from Duluth to Saint Cloud in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Duluth in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Saint Cloud, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Saint Cloud

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Quarry Park and Nature Preserve
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Clemens Gardens ©
Clemens Gardens
Munsinger Gardens ©
Munsinger Gardens
Quarry Park and Nature Preserve ©
Quarry Park and Nature Preserve

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): race across the water with Willamette Jetboat Excursions, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then stop by Powell's City of Books, and finally get outside with Portland Timbers.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Portland online attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint Cloud to Portland. Traveling from Saint Cloud to Portland, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Portland are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Jetboat Excursions ©
Willamette Jetboat Excursions
Portland Timbers ©
Portland Timbers
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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