18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  20​h
1
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Coral Gables
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Dubai


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3
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Visiting Houston Audubon and White Oak Bayou Trail will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at The Seawall and Teo-Chew Temple. Take a break from Houston with a short trip to Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo, admire the sheer force of Water Wall, walk around Hermann Park, and get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Houston trip builder .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Houston is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Houston is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Dubai in March, expect Houston to be slightly colder, temps between 27°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

The Seawall, Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Disney's Hollywood Studios and then get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, then discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and then find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

Plan trip to Orlando with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Houston to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Orlando is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

2
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Get in touch with nature at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Fort Zachary Taylor. Popular historic sites such as Truman Little White House and Key West Garden Club are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion, appreciate the history behind Key West AIDS Memorial, and browse the exhibits of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip planner .

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in April, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°C. On the 8th (Wed), you're off toCoral Gables.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

2
nights
Coral Gables

Coral Gables ©
Coral Gables, officially the City of Coral Gables, is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, located southwest of Downtown Miami. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, then explore the world behind art at Lowe Art Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pineland Trail, see the interesting displays at Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum, and then make a trip to Coral Castle.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Coral Gables trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Key West to Coral Gables in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Coral Gables sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Coral Gables

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Homestead, Everglades National Park
Highlights from your plan
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Pineland Trail ©
Pineland Trail

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC online trip planner .

You can fly from Coral Gables to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Coral Gables in April, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then see the interesting displays at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planning site .

Fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 31°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll around Smither Park, admire the natural beauty at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden, then get your game on at Escape Hunt, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Downtown Aquarium. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rothko Chapel and then contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Houston online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Houston takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Houston due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bishop's Palace
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
Downtown Aquarium ©
Downtown Aquarium

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