15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Budapest
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  13 h 30 min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Jacksonville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Daytona Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Miami Beach
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  15 h 30 min
End: Budapest

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Times Square, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hallett Nature Sanctuary.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker site.

Budapest, Hungary to New York City is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight, train, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Budapest to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in December, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 10°C and 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 22nd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Citadel Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and finally sample the fine beverages at Charleston Distilling Company.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Charleston day trip website.

Getting from New York City to Charleston by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Charleston reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, stroll around Forsyth Park, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Savannah sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple

2
nights
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, and then admire the masterpieces at The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, then take a stroll through Jacksonville Landing, and then look for gifts at Sweet Pete's.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Jacksonville trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Savannah to Jacksonville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Savannah in December, expect nights in Jacksonville to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Augustine Wild Reserve
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens ©
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

2
nights
Daytona Beach

The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
On the 27th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Andy Romano Beachfront Park, kick back and relax at Ormond Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach at Daytona Beach, and finally make a trip to Ritchey Plaza. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then join the crowd at Daytona International Speedway, and finally stop by Total Wines & More.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Daytona Beach trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Jacksonville to Daytona Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jacksonville in December since evenings lows in Daytona Beach dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens ©
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens

4
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Art Deco Historic District and Lincoln Road. Get out of town with these interesting Miami Beach side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Key Largo), Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Espanola Way, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church, and wander the streets of Collins Avenue.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read our Miami Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Daytona Beach to Miami Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Daytona Beach in December; daily highs in Miami Beach reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Key Largo, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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