17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Orlando
1
Orlando
— 5 nights
fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Boston
— 2 nights
End: Boston

5
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Magic Kingdom Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Stetson Mansion and Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. Visiting Disney's Animal Kingdom and Ormond Beach will get you outdoors. Pack the 23rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. It doesn't end there: try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks and buy something for everyone on your list at Disney Springs.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Orlando tour builder tool .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Orlando International Airport, Orlando Sanford International Airport and Daytona Beach International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion, Ormond Beach
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Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary and Old Town. Get in touch with nature at Tidal Basin and National Zoological Park. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Baltimore (Fell's Point & Horseshoe Casino). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, deepen your understanding at Georgetown University, browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market, and look for gifts at Politics and Prose.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Orlando to Washington DC in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in December, things will get colder in Washington DC: highs are around 12°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Baltimore, Takoma Park Farmers Market, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Come From Away, Hamilton - An American Musical, and other attractions you added. Get some cultural insight at Fifth Avenue and Times Square. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, take a stroll through SoHo, and go for a walk through Central Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City sightseeing site .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, daytime highs in New York City are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Museums Neighborhoods
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Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fenway Park, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then explore the galleries of Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and finally explore and take pictures at Fenway Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and then wander the streets of North End.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston vacation builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January in Boston, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum ©
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

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