32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cairns
Fly:  25​h
1
Orlando
— 5 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ellicottville
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 7 nights
5
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Cairns

5
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Balloon Rides. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: Marine Science Center (in Ponce Inlet), Washington Oaks Gardens State Park (in Palm Coast) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Homosassa). Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at ICON Orlando 360. And it doesn't end there: discover the magic at Pandora - The World of Avatar, putt your heart out at Congo River Golf, look and learn at Orlando Science Center, and look for gifts at The LEGO Store Downtown Disney.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Orlando holiday builder site .

Cairns, Australia to Orlando is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairns to Orlando is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Cairns in December, things will get a bit cooler in Orlando: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors Tours Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Kayaking & Canoeing, Marine Science Center, Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pandora - The World of Avatar ©
Pandora - The World of Avatar

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Powder Mills Park and Niagara Power Project Visitors Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Niagara Falls: Eternal Flame Falls (in Orchard Park), Eastview Mall (in Victor) and Our Lady of Victory Basilica (in Lackawanna). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mendon Ponds Park, make a trip to Robert Moses Niagara Hydroelectric Power Station, look for gifts at Three Sisters Trading Post, and admire the masterpieces at Artisanworks.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip maker .

Traveling by combination of train, taxi, and flight from Orlando to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in December, with highs in Niagara Falls at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ellicottville.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pittsford, Williamsville, Lewiston, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Eastview Mall
Highlights from your plan
Powder Mills Park ©
Powder Mills Park
Glen Falls ©
Glen Falls
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center ©

4
nights
Ellicottville

Ellicottville ©
Step off the beaten path and head to HoliMont and Wilderness Lodge. Venture out of the city with trips to Rimrock Overlook (in Warren), Lake View Cemetery (in Jamestown) and Hands On Glass Studio (in Corning).

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ellicottville online trip maker .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Ellicottville in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Niagara Falls in December, plan for little chillier days in Ellicottville, with highs around 0°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Ellicottville

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lake View Cemetery, Dunkirk Lighthouse & Veterans Park Museum, Wilderness Lodge, Clear Creek State Park, Rimrock Overlook
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Clear Creek State Park ©
Clear Creek State Park
Sky High Aerial Adventure Park ©
Sky High Aerial Adventure Park
HoliMont ©
HoliMont

7
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Lakota Wolf Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm (in Stroudsburg), Jenkinson's Aquarium (in Point Pleasant Beach) and Sleeping Giant State Park (in Hamden). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at High Point State Park, examine the collection at Sterling Hill Mining Museum, get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and have some family-friendly fun at Mazezilla.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ellicottville to New York City. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ellicottville in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sleeping Giant State Park, Sterling Hill Mining Museum, Roebling Aqueduct Suspension Bridge, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Mazezilla
Highlights from your plan
Lakota Wolf Preserve ©
Lakota Wolf Preserve
Camelback Mountain Adventures ©
Camelback Mountain Adventures

5
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 Stony Man Mountain Hike and Appalachian Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park (in Luray), Fredericksburg (Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park & Chatham Manor) and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (in Cambridge). There's lots more to do: trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the fascinating underground world of Skyline Caverns.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planning tool .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, Luray, Fredericksburg, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Highlights from your plan
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Stony Man Mountain Hike ©
Stony Man Mountain Hike
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge ©

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Radnor Lake State Park and Bowie Nature Park. The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at The Rabbit Hole VR, get curious at Adventure Science Center, and see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum.

Start your trip to Nashville by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. January in Nashville sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bowie Nature Park, Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Bowie Nature Park ©
Bowie Nature Park
Adventure Science Center ©
Adventure Science Center

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