31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Dallas
— 3 nights
Bus:  3​h 15​min
2
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Key Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 4 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Key West
— 4 nights
Ferry:  3​h 30​min
8
Marco Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
New York City
— Few hours
+2
Bus + Fly + Ferry:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
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.
On the 9th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Frank Buck Zoo, contemplate the long history of Grayson County Frontier Village, and then identify plant and animal life at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas sightseeing planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Dallas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Dallas. Traveling from Toronto in April, expect nights in Dallas to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are much warmer, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Grayson County Frontier Village, Frank Buck Zoo, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
St. Mary's Catholic Church and Texas State Capitol will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Enchanted Rock State Natural Area and Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats will get you outdoors. Take a break from Austin with a short trip to National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Austin tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Dallas to Austin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Oak Alley Plantation and New Orleans City Park. There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Austin to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in April, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours and then admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Miami tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and tram from New Orleans to Miami in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Miami. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Miami, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Art Deco Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Escape the urban bustle at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Spiegel Grove. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Molasses Reef, get engrossed in the history at History of Diving Museum, and immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Key Largo day trip app .

You can drive from Miami to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Miami in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Key Largo, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Islamorada
Highlights from your plan
Spiegel Grove ©
Spiegel Grove
Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef

4
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin Research Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sombrero Beach and Seven Mile Bridge. And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and stroll through Sunset Park Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Key Largo in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Marathon, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Sunset Park Beach, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

4
nights
Key West

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, cruise along The Overseas Highway, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Key West trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Key West sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens ©
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens

3
nights
Marco Island

Marco Island ©
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Fishing Charters & Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Big Cypress National Preserve. Take a break from Marco Island with a short trip to Speed Boats Tours in Everglades City, about 36 minutes away. There's more to do: get interesting insight from Tours and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Marco Island itinerary planner.

Getting from Key West to Marco Island by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Key West in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Marco Island, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Everglades City, Big Cypress National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Big Cypress National Preserve ©
Big Cypress National Preserve
Fishing Charters & Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stroll through Bowman's Beach and then identify plant and animal life at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Fort Myers Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Lovers Key State Park.

To plan Sanibel Island vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Marco Island to Sanibel Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Sanibel Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trip

Fort Myers Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lovers Key State Park ©
Lovers Key State Park
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach

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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 a sense of the local culture at Gettysburg National Cemetery and Arlington National Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Great Falls Park (in McLean) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sanibel Island to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sanibel Island in May, with highs in Washington DC at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Great Falls Park, Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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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.
On the 9th (Wed), examine the collection at New York Public Library, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Frick Collection.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online road trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, you will find days in New York City are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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