17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Tampa
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Miami Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  5​h
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church and then choose your vessel at eBoats Tampa.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampa day trip planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Tampa is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in October, with highs in Tampa at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Tampa

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
eBoats Tampa ©
eBoats Tampa
Sacred Heart Catholic Church ©
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

3
nights
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 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 17th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Tampa to Orlando takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

1
night
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): kick back and relax at South Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and finally wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach trip planning app .

Getting from Orlando to Miami Beach by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami Beach

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lock & Load Miami
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

3
nights
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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online journey maker .

Traveling by combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Miami Beach, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
White House ©
White House

5
nights
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New York City route builder app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Change things up with a short trip to Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm in Homer Glen (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chicago tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Chicago reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
Highlights from your plan
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm ©
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

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