12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Orlando
1
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Miami
— 2 nights
+2
tram + Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
4
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Orlando

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.
Pack the 27th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 29th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. It doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Orlando. In November, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Miami.

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
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Freedom Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Slough Slog, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lincoln Road, and then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

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Drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in November since evenings lows in Miami dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Slough Slog
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
South Beach ©
South Beach
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): trek along South Kaibab Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): hike along Rim Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of tram, flight, and bus from Miami to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Miami in December, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 45°F and 15°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

3
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: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and make a trip to Empire State Building.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in New York City, with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

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