18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Dallas
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Pittsburgh

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.
On the 14th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC itinerary planning site .

Pittsburgh to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

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

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): meet the residents at Aquarium of Niagara, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Niagara Falls, with lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
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Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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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.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld Orlando make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 26th (Sun) at Magic Kingdom Park. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, and look for gifts at MacroBaby.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando tour planning app .

Do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Niagara Falls to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in May, with highs in Orlando at 88°F and lows at 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
day
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 27th (Mon), meet the residents at Dallas World Aquarium, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then take in panoramic vistas at Reunion Tower.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dallas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Dallas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Dallas. When traveling from Orlando in May, plan for little chillier days in Dallas, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Dallas

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dallas World Aquarium ©
Dallas World Aquarium
Reunion Tower ©
Reunion Tower

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: push the limits with an extreme tour and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas attractions website .

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Dallas to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in May, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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