13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
train:  45​min
1
West Palm Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Dover Plains
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Lake George
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Palmyra
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
6
Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
7
Grayling
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach ©
With a warm climate and sandy stretches, it's no surprise that West Palm Beach is a popular vacation spot.
On the 21st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Panther Ridge Conservation Center, then identify plant and animal life at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, then explore the world behind art at Habatat Galleries, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at The Society of the Four Arts, see the interesting displays at Ragtops Automobile Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Norton Museum of Art, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wakodahatchee Wetlands.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the West Palm Beach trip itinerary builder tool .

Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May in West Palm Beach, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in West Palm Beach

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Panther Ridge Conservation Center, Wakodahatchee Wetlands, The Society of the Four Arts, Loggerhead Marinelife Center
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Panther Ridge Conservation Center ©
Panther Ridge Conservation Center
Wakodahatchee Wetlands ©
Wakodahatchee Wetlands
Loggerhead Marinelife Center ©
Loggerhead Marinelife Center

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: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from West Palm Beach to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from West Palm Beach in May, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 69°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Dover Plains.

Things to do in New York City

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

1
night
Dover Plains

Dover Plains ©
Dover Plains is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Dutchess County, New York, United States. On the 27th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Stone Church, then experience rural life at The Crown Maple Estate at Madava Farms, and then enjoy some diversion at Orvis.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dover Plains trip maker website .

Getting from New York City to Dover Plains by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Dover Plains, with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lake George.

Things to do in Dover Plains

Fun & Games Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Orvis
Highlights from your plan
Stone Church ©
Stone Church
The Crown Maple Estate at Madava Farms ©

1
night
Lake George

Lake George ©
A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake George, stop by Wax 'n' Wix, then examine the collection at Patriot of Lake George Museum, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lake George tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dover Plains to Lake George takes 2.5 hours. May in Lake George sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Palmyra.

Things to do in Lake George

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake George ©
Lake George
Wax 'n' Wix ©
Wax 'n' Wix

1
day
Palmyra

Palmyra
Palmyra is a borough in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Palmyra day trip website .

Traveling by car from Lake George to Palmyra takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, daytime highs in Palmyra are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. You will leave for Mackinac Island on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Palmyra

Tours Outdoors Adventure

2
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Mackinac Island is known for nature, museums, wildlife, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: play a few rounds at Wawashkamo Golf Club, explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

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Explore your travel options from Palmyra to Mackinac Island with the Route module. In May, Mackinac Island is a bit cooler than Palmyra - with highs of 58°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grayling.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Outdoors Parks Golf
Highlights from your plan
Wawashkamo Golf Club ©
Wawashkamo Golf Club
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

1
day
Grayling

Grayling
Grayling is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): appreciate the history behind The Return of Kirtland's Warbler Historical Marker and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grayling trip site .

Explore your travel options from Mackinac Island to Grayling with the Route module. Traveling from Mackinac Island in June, expect nights in Grayling to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grayling

Tours Outdoors Adventure

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