26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Atlantic City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  4​h
4
Roanoke
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Miami
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

5
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 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and 9/11 Memorial. Explore hidden gems such as The Met Cloisters and Washington Square Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Greenwich Village, and make a trip to Times Square.

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London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in June; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters

1
night
Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): try your luck at Borgata Casino, then enjoy the sand and surf at Brigantine Beach, and then pause for some photo ops at New Jersey Korean War Memorial.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Atlantic City trip planner.

You can drive from New York City to Atlantic City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Brigantine Beach
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Brigantine Beach ©
Brigantine Beach
New Jersey Korean War Memorial ©
New Jersey Korean War Memorial

4
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 the less-touristy side of things at Great Falls Park and Smithsonian Institution Building. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Capitol Hill. Change things up with a short trip to Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna (about 32 minutes away). There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip planning website .

Getting from Atlantic City to Washington DC by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Atlantic City in June, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Roanoke.

Things to do in Washington DC

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Great Falls Park, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park

4
nights
Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sinking Creek Covered Bridge and St. John's Episcopal Church. Get in touch with nature at Cascade Falls and Bottom Creek Gorge. Change things up with these side-trips from Roanoke: April 16 Memorial at Virginia Tech (in Blacksburg) and George Washington & Jefferson National Forests (in Millboro). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Mill Mountain Star and Park, identify plant and animal life at Carvins Cove Natural Reserve, sample the tasty concoctions at Big Lick Brewing Company, and see the interesting displays at Roanoke Pinball Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Roanoke driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight from Washington DC to Roanoke in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Roanoke. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Cascade Falls, April 16 Memorial at Virginia Tech, George Washington & Jefferson National Forests, Sinking Creek Covered Bridge
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Mill Mountain Star and Park ©
Mill Mountain Star and Park
Cascade Falls ©
Cascade Falls
Read Mountain Preserve ©
Read Mountain Preserve

5
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Global Wildlife Center. Explore hidden gems such as Garden District and Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery. Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to Covington to see Smith H J & Sons General Store and Museum about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Augustine Church, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Roanoke to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Roanoke in June, with lows around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Covington, Global Wildlife Center, Ultimate Swamp Adventures
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Ultimate Swamp Adventures ©
Ultimate Swamp Adventures

5
nights
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 Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Speed Boats Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Las Olas Beach (in Fort Lauderdale), Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands (in Boynton Beach) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Pompano Beach). Spend the 20th (Thu) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. There's much more to do: have fun at Lock & Load Miami, identify plant and animal life at Everglades Alligator Farm, get to know the resident critters at Zoological Wildlife Foundation, and steep yourself in history at Deering Estate.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Miami vacation planning app .

Fly from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Miami, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Miami, with highs around 37°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Everglades Alligator Farm, Scuba & Snorkeling, Fishing Charters & Tours, Green Cay Nature Center and Wetlands
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center ©
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

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