17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Baltimore
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Lubbock
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h
4
Tucson
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  17​h
End: Frankfurt

2
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
On the 16th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Jewish Museum of Maryland and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Alphonsus Church. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum and then explore and take pictures at National Mall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Baltimore trip itinerary planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Baltimore is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in May, with highs in Baltimore at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Washington DC
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National Mall ©
National Mall
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
Visit Cocoa Beach and Hightower Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and The LEGO Store Downtown Disney. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Catholic Church of the Epiphany (in Port Orange) and Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach). Have a day of magic on the 20th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: laugh and play at SeaWorld Orlando and discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Orlando vacation planning app .

Traveling by flight from Baltimore to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Baltimore in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lubbock.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Catholic Church of the Epiphany, Hightower Beach Park, Cocoa Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

2
nights
Lubbock

Lubbock ©
Lubbock is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at OS Ranch Foundation Museum and Buddy Holly Statue and West Texas Walk of Fame. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge and National Ranching Heritage Center. Change things up with a short trip to Garza County Historical Museum in Post (about 54 minutes away). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at LLANO ESTACADO WINERY, INC., see the interesting displays at American Wind Power Center, and pause for some photo ops at Lubbock Veterans Memorial.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lubbock visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Lubbock takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in May, expect Lubbock to be a bit cooler, temps between 33°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Lubbock

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Post, Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge
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National Ranching Heritage Center ©
National Ranching Heritage Center
LLANO ESTACADO WINERY, INC. ©
LLANO ESTACADO WINERY, INC.
Science Spectrum Museum ©
Science Spectrum Museum

5
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Get some historical perspective at Mission San Xavier del Bac and St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery. Get outdoors at Sabino Canyon and Kartchner Caverns State Park. Explore Tucson's surroundings by going to Quarles Art Gallery (in Benson), Boyce Thompson Arboretum (in Superior) and Wilhelm Family Vineyards (in Sonoita). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Pima Air & Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of O.K. Corral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Agua Caliente Hill Trail, and engage your brain at Asarco Mineral Discovery Center.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Tucson online attractions planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Lubbock to Tucson in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Tucson when traveling from Lubbock in May, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Benson, Sahuarita, San Pedro House, St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, Wilhelm Family Vineyards
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Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Kartchner Caverns State Park ©
Kartchner Caverns State Park

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