12 days in Orlando & Washington DC Itinerary

12 days in Orlando & Washington DC Itinerary

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Orlando
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Orlando
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Orlando

— 4 nights

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.
Have a day of magic on the 10th (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 9th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, discover the magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Orlando Brewing.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip planner.

New York City to Orlando is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Orlando at 85°F and lows at 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Orlando

— 2 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando day trip app.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Washington DC

— 5 nights
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, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC vacation planner.

Getting from Orlando to Washington DC by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in October, things will get a bit cooler in Washington DC: highs are around 71°F and lows about 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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