We're a family of four from UK (parents and two teenagers) and have travelled quite widely in USA. We're planning to fly to JFK in early July and take a roadtrip south but don't know where to take-in/visit.
We've travelled widely north of NYC (and also covered Cape Cod, Washington and NJ Coast, as well as Florida and West Coast) so I'm thinking that perhaps we could drive down coast to South Carolina, say, Charleston area, say there a week or so (hire villa?) and then start touring back to NYC via inland. Does this sound sensible/logical? Where could/should we visit on route south and back north, with perhaps 2 or 3 night stopovers as a local bases to explore from?
We enjoy sightseeing, cycling, like sunny weather, chilling near the sea (but not beachy people), sports and shopping. Don't like 'tacky' USA but enjoy more upmarket, traditional USA :)