12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly
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Orlando
— 1 night
Drive
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Titusville
— 2 nights
Fly
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Train to Toronto, Fly to Dubai

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New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Empire State Building as well as Statue of Liberty National Monument. Museum-lovers will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Times Square and Fifth Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City tour planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in September, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Washington DC

— 1 night
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.
White House Visitors Center has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get all the information you need at White House Visitors Center, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally examine the collection at The National Archives Museum. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip planning site.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Orlando

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): cool off at Discovery Cove.

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

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, Orlando is a bit warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Titusville.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Titusville

— 2 nights

The Gateway to Nature and Space

America's "Space City," Titusville sits on the Indian River, just west of Kennedy Space Center, the origin point of every NASA human space flight since 1968.
Your day by day itinerary now includes NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Canaveral National Seashore, then get engrossed in the history at Harry and Hariette Moore Memorial Park, and then see the sky in a new way at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. On your second day here, stop by Ron Jon Surf Shop, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cocoa Beach, and then visit Cocoa Village.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Titusville road trip planner.

Drive from Orlando to Titusville in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Titusville

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
On the 23rd (Mon), observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then revel in the low prices at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Titusville to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Titusville in September, with highs in Niagara Falls at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.