22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
2
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Saint Louis
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Memphis
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 30​min
6
Orlando
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
7
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  16​h 15​min
8
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
New York City
— 2 nights
End: New York City

4
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 discover tucked-away gems like Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Hyde Park
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Food Tours

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beer Tastings & Tours and Lakefront Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Cantigny Park (in Wheaton) and Chicago Botanic Garden (in Glencoe). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk, make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, stroll around Maggie Daley Park, and ponder the design of Crown Fountain.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Cantigny Park, Chicago Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Chicago ©
The Escape Game Chicago
Beer Tastings & Tours
Crown Fountain ©
Crown Fountain

1
day
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 2nd (Mon), examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, look for all kinds of wild species at Sachs Butterfly House, then stroll around Forest Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect nights in Saint Louis to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

1
day
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 3rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Graceland, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and finally admire all the interesting features of AutoZone Park.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Saint Louis to Memphis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Louis in September, Memphis is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
AutoZone Park ©
AutoZone Park
Graceland ©
Graceland

1
night
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, then have fun at Escape My Room New Orleans, and finally admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Whitney Plantation, get outside with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, and then make a trip to French Quarter.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Memphis to New Orleans in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 33°C in New Orleans. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
day
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 6th (Fri): discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Orlando online holiday planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in September, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lock & Load Miami and Room Escape Games. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls, explore and take pictures at American Airlines Arena, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Miami trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daytime highs in Miami are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Wynwood Walls ©
Wynwood Walls
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Virginia Beach, and then appreciate the history behind Naval Aviation Monument.

Planning Virginia Beach trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Miami to Virginia Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, Virginia Beach is a bit cooler than Miami - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach Boardwalk ©
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Naval Aviation Monument ©
Naval Aviation Monument

1
night
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 12th (Thu): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

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Getting from Virginia Beach to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Walking tours
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial ©
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grounds For Sculpture and The Met Cloisters. See some other sides of New York City: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take a stroll through Greenwich Village.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planner .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Grounds For Sculpture
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture

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