27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Orlando
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Tucson
— 1 night
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Indianapolis
— 3 nights
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Madison
— 1 night
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Gettysburg
— 3 nights

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Orlando

Orlando ©

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.
Pack the 22nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 24th (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and try out the rides at Discovery Cove.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip builder website.

Norfolk to Orlando is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Norfolk in September: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 89°F and lows are around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

5
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, and take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (75°F), and nights are colder (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Tucson Mountain Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tucson vacation builder site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Tucson in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, taxi, and bus. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Tucson, ranging from highs of 92°F to lows of 69°F. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Tucson

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tucson Mountain Park ©
Tucson Mountain Park

3
nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Change things up with these side-trips from Indianapolis: Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co. (in Westfield), Skydive Indianapolis (in Frankfort) and Columbus (Columbus Area Visitors Center, The Miller House and Garden, &more). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at The Escape Room Fishers, whizz through the canopy at Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, grab your bike and head to Hummel Park, and relax in the rural setting at The Sky Farm at Eskenazi Health.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Indianapolis trip planning site.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to Indianapolis in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Tucson to Indianapolis, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tucson in October, plan for cooler days in Indianapolis, with highs around 67°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Madison.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Skydive Indianapolis ©
Skydive Indianapolis
The Miller House and Garden ©
The Miller House and Garden
The Escape Room Fishers ©
The Escape Room Fishers

1
night
Madison

Madison ©
Madison is a city in and the county seat of Jefferson County, Indiana, United States, along the Ohio River. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Historic District and then get some thrills on the water with Rockin Thunder River Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Madison travel route site.

You can drive from Indianapolis to Madison in 2 hours. In October in Madison, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Madison

Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Rockin Thunder River Tours ©
Rockin Thunder River Tours
Historic District ©
Historic District

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, visit Times Square, and stroll through The High Line.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Madison to New York City. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Madison in October since evenings lows in New York City dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Chanticleer, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and steep yourself in history at City Hall Visitor Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia online vacation maker.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

3
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Gettysburg is known for historic sites, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Gettysburg National Military Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum, pause for some photo ops at State of Pennsylvania Monument, and take in the local highlights with Grave Digger Tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip builder.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, expect little chillier with lows of 48°F in Gettysburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Devils Den
Devils Den
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

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