Route & dates
22 days in Orlando, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary
Orlando— 9 nights
Fly: 4h 30min
Washington DC— 6 nights
Fly: 3h 30min
New York City— 5 nights
bus + Fly: 10h 45min
Theme Park Capital of the World
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.Shop till you drop at Orlando International Premium Outlets and Disney Springs. You'll get in some beach time at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Lighthouse Point Park. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: Homosassa (Alpaca Magic USA & The Glass Garage), Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs) and Cocoa Beach (Ron Jon Surf Shop & Cocoa Beach). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Beach at Daytona Beach, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and try out the rides at World of Disney.
To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando travel itinerary creator.
London, UK to Orlando is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Orlando. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in Orlando reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.
Things to do in Orlando
Ponce Inlet, Homosassa, Cocoa Beach, Daytona Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
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.Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gettysburg National Military Park and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arlington National Cemetery and My Neighbor and Me. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Nalls Farm Market (in Berryville), Zipline (in Bentonville) and Phillips Wharf Environmental Center (in Tilghman). There's lots more to do: cruise along Skyline Drive, look for gifts at The Candleberry Shoppe, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC tour planner.
You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, Washington DC is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.
Things to do in Washington DC
Berryville, St. Michaels, Gettysburg National Military Park, Wine Loves Chocolate, Skyline Drive
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.Head to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and Chelsea Marketfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Gateway National Recreation and Quogue Wildlife Refuge. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Amazing Olive (in Port Jefferson), Bayard Cutting Arboretum (in Great River) and William Floyd Estate (in Mastic Beach). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Fire Island National Seashore, stop by Kalustyan's, hunt for treasures at Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Market, and wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.
To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary builder.
Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: highs in New York City hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in New York City
Mountainhome, Fire Island National Seashore, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Gateway National Recreation, House of Candles
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