16 days in Miami & New York City Itinerary

16 days in Miami & New York City Itinerary

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16 days in Miami & New York City Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Miami
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tour The Glades - Private Wildlife Tours as well as Intracoastal Waterway. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Lauderdale Beach and Everglades National Park. Kids will enjoy Hollywood Beach and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Losner Park (in Homestead), Island City Park Preserve (in Wilton Manors) and Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls, snap pictures at MacArthur Causeway Bridge, meet the residents at Zoo Miami, and take a leisurely stroll along Miami Beach Boardwalk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami vacation planning website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Miami is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Miami. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Miami when traveling from Johannesburg in December, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, Hollywood Beach, Losner Park, Everglades National Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Zoo Miami ©
Zoo Miami
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Family-friendly places like Central Park and New York Public Library will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Miami to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, New York City is colder than Miami - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gulliver's Gate ©
Gulliver's Gate

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