21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Detroit
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Sydney

7
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Henry Ford and National Museum of the Great Lakes. Step out of the city life by going to Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge and Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Detroit: Lakeview Park (in Lorain), Maumee Bay State Park (in Oregon) and South Bass Island (in Put in Bay). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, see the interesting displays at Imagination Station, admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, and take an in-depth tour of Detroit Historical Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Detroit road trip site .

Sydney, Australia to Detroit is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Detroit is minus 15 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Detroit

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Toledo, Dearborn, Maumee Bay State Park, South Bass Island, Matthaei Botanical Gardens
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Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford

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 the less-touristy side of things at Fire Island National Seashore and Bayard Cutting Arboretum. Appreciate the collections at Frick Collection and New York Public Library. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Times Square and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Detroit to New York City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Fire Island National Seashore
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Fire Island National Seashore ©
Fire Island National Seashore
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Skyline Drive and Tidal Basin. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Adkins Arboretum and National Gallery of Art. Venture out of the city with trips to US Naval Academy Foundation (in Annapolis), Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (in St. Michaels) and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (in Cambridge). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Smithsonian Institution.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, U.S. Naval Academy, Adkins Arboretum, Skyline Drive
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Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Get in touch with nature at Beach at Daytona Beach and Lake Eola Park. The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Enterprise Heritage Center and Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum in Ponce Inlet (about 1h 15 min away). Have a day of magic on the 4th (Mon) at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando driving holiday site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Enterprise Heritage Center and Museum, Beach at Daytona Beach, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
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Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

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