17 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

17 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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17 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Cardiff
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi + train:  5​h 30​min
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  15​h
Cardiff

5
days
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planning tool .

Cardiff, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Cardiff to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cardiff in June; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
days
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC online vacation planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
White House ©
White House

2
days
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino and then meet the residents at Aquarium of Niagara.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Parks, #Nature, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

4
days
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.
Pack the 30th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 2nd (Mon) at Magic Kingdom Park. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks, and stop by Disney Springs.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and train from Niagara Falls to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in June; daily highs in Orlando reach 38°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Nightlife
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Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

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