18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Orlando
— 1 night
2
Miami
— 3 nights
3
Memphis
— 1 night
4
Nashville
— 1 night
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
6
New York City
— 6 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orlando day trip website.

Cape Town, South Africa to Orlando is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Orlando is minus 7 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Cape Town in September, with highs in Orlando at 37°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

3
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.
Relax by the water at South Beach and Haulover Beach Park. Shop till you drop at Lincoln Road and Dolphin Mall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale) and Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood). It doesn't end there: shop like a local with Village of Merrick Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Miami trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bal Harbour, Miami Beach, Village of Merrick Park, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Mall ©
Dolphin Mall
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stop by Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc., stop by Burke's Book Store, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then stop by Memphis Music, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Memphis day trip planning website.

Getting from Miami to Memphis by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Memphis when traveling from Miami in September, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc. ©
Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc.

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 28th (Fri), stop by Hillsboro Village, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then take in the history at Lotz House Museum, and finally stop by Downtown Franklin.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nashville online holiday planner.

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in September, plan for little chillier nights in Nashville, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

2
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.
Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and Washington National Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Washington DC tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Nashville to Washington DC by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Washington DC. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Shopping Girlfriend NYCfor some retail therapy. Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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