18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Richmond
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h
4
Williamsburg
— 1 day
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Naples
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Budapest

5
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 Tiles For Americafor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), examine the collection at New York Public Library, and make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City day trip planning tool .

Budapest, Hungary to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Budapest to New York City. When traveling from Budapest in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Town.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in March, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Old Town
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Virginia Capitol Building, identify plant and animal life at Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and finally shop like a local with Carytown. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of White House of the Confederacy, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fan District, then steep yourself in history at Berkeley Plantation, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Petersburg National Battlefield Park.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Richmond day trip tool .

You can drive from Washington DC to Richmond in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Richmond, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Petersburg National Battlefield Park, Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge, Berkeley Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Cemetery ©
Hollywood Cemetery
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Berkeley Plantation ©
Berkeley Plantation

1
day
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, make a trip to Colonial Williamsburg, then do a tasting at Silver Hand Meadery, and finally learn about winemaking at Williamsburg Winery.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip planner .

Take a train from Richmond to Williamsburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Silver Hand Meadery ©
Silver Hand Meadery

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stetson Mansion and Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. Pack the 25th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Have a day of magic on the 26th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. There's more to do: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks and look for gifts at The Mall at Millenia.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Orlando road trip app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, taxi, and train from Williamsburg to Orlando in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, Orlando is a bit warmer than Williamsburg - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

3
nights
Naples

Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fifth Avenue South and Edison & Ford Winter Estates. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Fort Myers Beach (in Fort Myers Beach) and J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge (in Sanibel Island). There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, cast your line with a fishing tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and identify plant and animal life at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

Drive from Orlando to Naples in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Naples, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Naples

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Fort Myers Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Edison and Ford Winter Estates ©
Edison and Ford Winter Estates

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.
On the 31st (Sun), examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Lincoln Road, and then browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Naples to Miami in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Miami sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lincoln Road
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

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