18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  11​h
3
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h
4
Miami
— 5 nights
End: Miami

3
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.
Visiting Fire Island National Seashore and High Point State Park will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Swartswood State Park and The Celery Farm. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Ort Farms in Long Valley--about 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: wander the streets of Times Square and explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Nature Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ort Farms, Fire Island National Seashore, High Point State Park, Swartswood State Park, The Celery Farm
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Swartswood State Park ©
Swartswood State Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fire Island National Seashore ©
Fire Island National Seashore

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Hague Winery and Desert Rose Ranch & Winery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Port of Leonardtown Winery and National Air and Space Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Great Falls Park (in McLean), Rappahannock Cellars (in Huntly) and Horseshoe Casino Baltimore (in Baltimore). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Slack Winery, sample the fine beverages at Copper Fox Distillery, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Washington DC

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hague, Rappahannock Cellars, Great Falls Park, Port of Leonardtown Winery, Copper Fox Distillery
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The Hague Winery ©
The Hague Winery
Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery and Ocmulgee National Monument. Step off the beaten path and head to Burt's Farm and Centennial Olympic Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlanta: Stone Mountain Park (in Stone Mountain), Toccoa Falls (in Toccoa) and Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site (in Dahlonega). It doesn't end there: explore the landscape on two wheels at Silver Comet Trail and see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Atlanta vacation builder.

You can fly from Washington DC to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Atlanta: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, Stone Mountain Park, Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery, Silver Comet Trail, Burt's Farm
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Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park

5
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Art Deco Historic District and Vizcaya Museum & Gardens. Step out of the city life by going to Fort Lauderdale Beach and South Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood), Las Olas Beach (in Fort Lauderdale) and Everglades National Park (in Florida City). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Collins Avenue, enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover Beach Park, identify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail, and learn about winemaking at Schnebly Redland's Winery & Brewery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Atlanta to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Miami is somewhat warmer than Atlanta - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood Beach, Schnebly Redland's Winery, Anhinga Trail
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Wynwood Walls ©
Wynwood Walls
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Everglades National Park ©
Everglades National Park

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