23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Orlando
1
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sarasota
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Train + Bus:  8​h
3
Everglades National Park
— 1 night
Bus + Taxi:  2​h
4
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Miami
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Cape Canaveral
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  6​h
9
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Asheville
— Few hours
Bus:  2​h 15​min
11
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Front Royal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Escape Game Orlando and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Pack the 16th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Have a day of magic on the 17th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. It doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks and take a stroll through International Drive.

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If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airports are Orlando International Airport, Orlando Sanford International Airport and Daytona Beach International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
International Drive ©
International Drive

1
night
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. On the 19th (Sun), kick back and relax at Crescent Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Siesta Beach, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sarasota trip planner .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Sarasota takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Sarasota

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Siesta Key
Highlights from your plan
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach

1
night
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the waterfront at West Lake Trail and then take a stroll through Flamingo.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Everglades National Park trip builder .

Traveling by bus from Sarasota to Everglades National Park takes 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sarasota in May since evenings lows in Everglades National Park dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Key Largo.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Flamingo ©
Flamingo
West Lake Trail ©
West Lake Trail

2
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
You've now added John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and then admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, then identify plant and animal life at Robbie's of Islamorada, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Key Largo online holiday builder .

Getting from Orlando to Key Largo by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. May in Key Largo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key Largo

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Robbie's of Islamorada
Highlights from your plan
Robbie's of Islamorada ©
Robbie's of Islamorada
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Big Pine Key trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Key Largo to Big Pine Key in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Big Pine Key, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. You'll set off for Miami on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, look for all kinds of wild species at Wakodahatchee Wetlands, and then admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Olas Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Miami sightseeing planner.

Drive from Big Pine Key to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and tram; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Canaveral.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands, Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands ©
Wakodahatchee Wetlands ©
Wakodahatchee Wetlands
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach

3
nights
Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Black Point Wildlife Drive, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Florida Beer Company.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Canaveral day trip planner .

You can drive from Miami to Cape Canaveral in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Miami in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cape Canaveral, with lows of 23°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Titusville, Port Canaveral, Black Point Wildlife Drive
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Victory Casino Cruises ©
Victory Casino Cruises
Florida Beer Company ©
Florida Beer Company

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Vilano Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our St. Augustine trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Cape Canaveral to St. Augustine in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through The District and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

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Getting from St. Augustine to Nashville by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Nashville when traveling from St. Augustine in May, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery ©
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©

few
hours
Asheville

Asheville
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
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Getting from Nashville to Asheville by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nashville in May; daily highs in Asheville reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 31st (Fri), you're off toGreat Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, then admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades, and finally trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Little River Road and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park visit planner.

Take a bus from Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): trek along White Oak Canyon Trail, identify plant and animal life at Elkwallow Picnic Area, and then admire the sheer force of Dark Hollow Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then do a tasting at Albemarle CiderWorks.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Shenandoah National Park trip builder tool .

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Shenandoah National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In June in Shenandoah National Park, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Front Royal.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

White Oak Canyon Trail, Albemarle CiderWorks, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Elkwallow Picnic Area ©
Elkwallow Picnic Area
Dark Hollow Falls ©
Dark Hollow Falls
Albemarle CiderWorks ©
Albemarle CiderWorks

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Front Royal

Front Royal ©
Front Royal is a town in Warren County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Balthis House.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Front Royal online holiday planner .

You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Front Royal in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Front Royal are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Front Royal

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Luray, Shenandoah Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Shenandoah Caverns ©
Shenandoah Caverns
Skyline Caverns ©
Skyline Caverns

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