25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  6​h
1
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Annapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Baltimore
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Trumbull
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
New York City
— 6 nights
End: New York City

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Discovery Cove and Disney's Animal Kingdom. Have a day of magic on the 11th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Orlando online travel planner .

New York City to Orlando is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lincoln Road and Espanola Way. Get in touch with nature at Shark Valley and South Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Everglades National Park (Gumbo Limbo Trail & Anhinga Trail) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Miami Beach). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Collins Avenue, browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip planner .

You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Miami sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Village of Merrick Park, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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.
You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Kids will appreciate attractions like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Tidal Basin. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery, meet the residents at National Zoological Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Miami in May, expect Washington DC to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Annapolis.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Annapolis

Annapolis ©
Capital of the United States for one year from 1783 to 1784, Annapolis has played a vital role in U.S.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take a stroll through Annapolis Historic District, then shop like a local with Maryland Federation of Art, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at U.S. Naval Academy.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Annapolis trip builder website .

You can drive from Washington DC to Annapolis in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. May in Annapolis sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Baltimore.

Things to do in Annapolis

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy
Maryland Federation of Art ©
Maryland Federation of Art

2
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): appreciate the history behind Fort McHenry National Monument, then sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, then view the masterpieces at Loring Cornish Gallery, and finally take a stroll through Fell's Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Walters Art Museum, then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, then identify plant and animal life at Loch Raven Reservoir, and finally look for gifts at Honeygo Wine and Spirits.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Baltimore tour site .

Getting from Annapolis to Baltimore by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In May in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Loch Raven Reservoir, Honeygo Wine and Spirits
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
The Walters Art Museum ©
The Walters Art Museum
Fort McHenry National Monument ©
Fort McHenry National Monument

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Do your shopping at Rittenhouse Square and Reading Terminal Market. Get a sense of the local culture at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Eastern State Penitentiary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, explore and take pictures at Washington Square Park, stroll the grounds of Christ Church, and stroll through Kelly Drive.

To find maps and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia tour planner.

You can take a train from Baltimore to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Trumbull.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Classes

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Brandywine River Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

1
night
Trumbull

Trumbull ©
Trumbull is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut bordered by the towns of Monroe, Shelton, Stratford, Bridgeport, Fairfield and Easton. On the 28th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve, then see the interesting displays at Wilton Historical Society, and then stop by Fairfield Cheese Company.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Trumbull trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Philadelphia to Trumbull in 3 hours. When traveling from Philadelphia in May, plan for little chillier days in Trumbull, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Trumbull

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve, Wilton Historical Society, Fairfield Cheese Company
Highlights from your plan
Wilton Historical Society ©
Wilton Historical Society
Fairfield Cheese Company ©
Fairfield Cheese Company

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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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Trumbull to New York City takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History