24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly + Bus:  10 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h 15 min
2
Lubec
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  13 h
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  17 h 15 min
5
Miami
— 4 nights
Drive:  19 h 30 min
6
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
7
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  23 h 15 min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  15 h
End: Dusseldorf

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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Bronx Zoo and Speed Boats Tours. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Central Park, take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker .

Dusseldorf, Germany to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Dusseldorf to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dusseldorf in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lubec.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
day
Lubec

Lubec ©
Lubec is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at West Quoddy Head Light, immerse yourself in nature at Quoddy Head State Park, then identify plant and animal life at Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Bold Coast.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lubec online journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New York City to Lubec. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Lubec hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Lubec

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

The Bold Coast, Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land
Highlights from your plan
Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land ©
Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land
Quoddy Head State Park ©
Quoddy Head State Park
West Quoddy Head Light ©
West Quoddy Head Light

3
nights
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Take a break from the city and head to Cadillac Mountain and Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads, take a peaceful walk through Indian Point Blagden Preserve, cruise along Park Loop Road, and explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Acadia National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Lubec to Acadia National Park in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Mount Desert Island
Highlights from your plan
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

3
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 outdoors at Antietam National Battlefield and Lake Kittamaqundi. Tomb of the Unknowns and Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary will appeal to history buffs. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Centennial Park in Ellicott City, approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Acadia National Park to Washington DC by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. In July, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Acadia National Park - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, Lake Kittamaqundi, Centennial Park, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park

4
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.
Visiting Shark Valley and South Beach will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fort Lauderdale Beach and Hollywood Beach. Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, get interesting insight from Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Tours, and browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Miami by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. July in Miami sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 29th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo, then engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and finally explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Miami to Houston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Miami to Houston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Houston sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dallas tour itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Houston to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point), Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center & Disneyland Park). Pack the 3rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

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Traveling by flight from Dallas to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in July, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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