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24 days in United States Itinerary
Orlando— 3 nights
Miami— 4 nights
Fly: 2h 30min
Key West— 2 nights
Fly: 6h 30min
New Orleans— 4 nights
Fly: 4h 45min
Washington DC— 1 night
Fly: 3h 15min
New York City— 6 nights
Fly: 15h 45min
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Theme Park Capital of the World
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.Escape the urban bustle at Beach at Daytona Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Do your shopping at Orlando International Premium Outlets and Florida Artists Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Hightower Beach Park (in Satellite Beach), Ormond Beach (in Ormond Beach) and Cocoa Beach (in Cocoa Beach). It doesn't end there: discover the magic at World of Disney.
To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip builder app .
Florianopolis, Brazil to Orlando is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Florianopolis in October: highs in Orlando hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Miami.
Things to do in Orlando
Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Cocoa Beach, Beach at Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, Florida Artists Gallery
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.Do some cultural sightseeing at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery and Art Deco Historic District. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and South Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Everglades National Park (in Florida City), Henry Morrison Flagler Museum (in Palm Beach) and Loggerhead Marinelife Center (in Juno Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, get a taste of the local shopping with Bal Harbour Shops, and view the masterpieces at Britto Central.
For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Miami online visit planner .
Drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.
Things to do in Miami
Miami Beach, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Bal Harbour Shops, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Everglades National Park
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): view the masterpieces at KEPart Studio-Gallery, admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally view the masterpieces at Collections Key West. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Key West Pottery and then take a memorable tour with Tours.
To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Key West tour itinerary planner .
Getting from Miami to Key West by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Key West are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.
Things to do in Key West
The Big Easy
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.Get some historical perspective at Royal Street and French Quarter. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. Step out of New Orleans to go to Wallace and see Whitney Plantation, which is approximately 52 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery, shop like a local with Tami Curtis Gallery, and admire the striking features of Destrehan Plantation.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner .
You can fly from Key West to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Key West in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit cooler, around 22°C, while days are cooler, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.
Things to do in New Orleans
Destrehan Plantation, Whitney Plantation
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.Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Georgetown, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then expand your understanding of the military at U.S. Naval Academy.
For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip tool .
Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Washington DC when traveling from New Orleans in October, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.
Things to do in Washington DC
Old Town, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, U.S. Naval Academy
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.Head to Alex Ferrone Gallery and Sahadi's Specialty and Fine Foodsfor some retail therapy. Visiting Sam's Point Preserve and Ice Caves and Verkeerderkill Falls Trail Hike will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Upper Delaware River (in Narrowsburg), Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays) and T.R. Gallo West Strand Park (in Kingston). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, delve into the lush surroundings at Black Rock Forest Consortium, take a leisurely stroll along Belmar Beach, and kick back and relax at Ocean Grove Beach.
To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary planner .
Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
Things to do in New York City
Brooklyn, Cragsmoor, Ocean Grove Beach, Ponquogue Beach, Minnewaska State Park Preserve
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