21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Fort Myers
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Marathon
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Rome

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Get a sense of the local culture at 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning website .

Rome, Italy to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Rome to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in New York City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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.
Relax by the water at Beach at Daytona Beach and Cocoa Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Hightower Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts (in Melbourne), Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens (in Port Orange) and Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park (in Bunnell). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Ormond Beach, discover the magic at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fort Myers.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hightower Beach Park, Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park, Beach at Daytona Beach, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts
Highlights from your plan
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

4
nights
Fort Myers

Fort Myers ©
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Take a break from the city and head to J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Fort Myers Beach. The Ringling and The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Myers: Bowman's Beach (in Sanibel Island), Siesta Beach (in Siesta Key) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Fort Myers Beach). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Edison & Ford Winter Estates.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Myers trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Fort Myers takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Fort Myers can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Fort Myers

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sanibel Island, Fort Myers Beach, The Ringling, Siesta Beach
Highlights from your plan
Edison and Ford Winter Estates ©
Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach

1
night
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hollywood Beach and then stroll through Fort Lauderdale Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fort Lauderdale trip maker .

Getting from Fort Myers to Fort Lauderdale by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach

4
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Get outdoors at Dolphin Research Center and The Turtle Hospital. You'll get in some beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Calusa Beach. Go for a jaunt from Marathon to Islamorada to see Robbie's of Islamorada about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, look for gifts at Hawks Cay Marina Dockside Store, and identify plant and animal life at Looe Key (Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary).

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Marathon online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Fort Lauderdale to Marathon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Colony Beach, Big Pine Key, Robbie's of Islamorada, Looe Key (Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary)
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Get a sense of the local culture at Art Deco Historic District and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: Shark Valley (in Everglades National Park) and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park (in Key Largo).

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Marathon to Miami by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and tram. August in Miami sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Key Largo, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Art Deco Historic District
Highlights from your plan
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center

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