19 days in Washington DC, Orlando & New York City Itinerary

19 days in Washington DC, Orlando & New York City Itinerary

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19 days in Washington DC, Orlando & New York City Itinerary

New York City
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
New York City
— 14 nights
New York City

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC vacation planner.

New York City to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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National Gallery of Art
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum

2
days
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.
You've now added NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and then see the sky in a new way at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Washington DC in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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15
days
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.
9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in May, expect New York City to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Brooklyn
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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