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

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

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1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
2
New York City
— 7 nights
3
Orlando
— 5 nights

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Get a sense of the local culture at National Air and Space Museum and Antietam National Battlefield. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Washington DC is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in March: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington, Antietam National Battlefield
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Tiles For America. Family-friendly places like 9/11 Memorial and Central Park will thrill your kids. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Bronx Zoo in Bronx--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, hit all the best shops with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City vacation builder website.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park

5
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.
You've now added NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Discovery Cove and Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 13th (Sat) at Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 14th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Orlando by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Orlando are warmer (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

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