17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
3
New York City
— 2 nights
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
5
Orlando
— 1 night
6
Miami
— 1 night
7
Orlando
— 3 nights

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 5th (Sun), see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning tool.

Orlando to Los Angeles is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Orlando to Los Angeles. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Orlando in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Visit SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Filbert Street Stairs for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, get great views at Twin Peaks, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around °F and lows about °F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
On the 11th (Sat), browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planning app.

Fly from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

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
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Washington National Cathedral are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel route planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at City Hall, thenadmire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and then contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Orlando journey maker site.

Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in May, with highs in Orlando at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
City Hall ©
City Hall

1
night
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 18th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, thentake a stroll through Lincoln Road, and then view the masterpieces at Britto Central.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Miami are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Britto Central ©
Britto Central

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Cape Canavarel National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and St. Barnabas Episcopal Church. Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. See some other sides of Orlando: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

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

Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Orlando, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex ©
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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