11 days in Houston, Orlando & New York City Itinerary

11 days in Houston, Orlando & New York City Itinerary

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11 days in Houston, Orlando & New York City Itinerary

Start: Belo Horizonte
bus + Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Houston
— 1 day
Fly:  15​h 45​min
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
End: Belo Horizonte

1
day
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Plan trip to Houston with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Houston is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to Houston. October in Houston sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart ©
Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

2
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.
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and St. Barnabas Episcopal Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Stetson Mansion and City Hall are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Titusville) and Cape Canavarel National Cemetery (in Scottsmoor). Have a day of magic on the 7th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. There's more to do: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando tour planner .

You can drive from Houston to Orlando in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Orlando. October in Orlando sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

DeLand, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

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.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and New York City Hall. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, get great views at Top of the Rock, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in October, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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