20 days in Orlando, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

20 days in Orlando, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

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Orlando
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Orlando

— 6 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Kids will enjoy Universal's Islands of Adventure and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Museum-lovers will get to explore Duncan McClellan Gallery and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Step out of Orlando with an excursion to Stetson Mansion in DeLand--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, buy something for everyone on your list at The Mall at Millenia, and cool off at Discovery Cove.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando travel route planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Orlando is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. July in Orlando sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 5 nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and Antietam National Battlefield. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Echo Consignments and Antiques (in Frederick), Baltimore (Sagamore Spirit Distillery & Horseshoe Casino) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel route tool.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

New York City

— 7 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Steep Rock Preserve (in Washington Depot), Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove) and Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Times Square, make a trip to Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

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You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips