33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Baltimore
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Raleigh
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
8
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
10
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

6
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 Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Stokes State Forest (in Branchville), Wired Gallery (in High Falls) and Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore and take pictures at Peconic River Herb Farm.

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

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Sydney to New York City, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, New York City is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Upper Delaware River, Peconic River Herb Farm, The Museum at Bethel Woods, Wired Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Boston Public Garden and Boston Common. Change things up with a short trip to Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston day trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Boston at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Plimoth Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
North End ©
North End
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to 30th Street Station, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia vacation planner .

Fly from Boston to Philadelphia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum 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.
On the 25th (Wed), learn about all things military at U.S. Naval Academy, then hike along Quiet Waters Park, and then admire the architecture and history at Fort McHenry National Monument. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Aquarium, then explore and take pictures at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, and then make a trip to Inner Harbor.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Baltimore online day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails

Side Trip

Annapolis
Highlights from your plan
National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium
Oriole Park at Camden Yards ©
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Fort McHenry National Monument ©
Fort McHenry National Monument

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, then appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

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Getting from Baltimore to Washington DC by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

3
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Step off the beaten path and head to Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Governor's Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from Williamsburg: St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum (in Smithfield) and Shirley Plantation (in Charles City). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Historic Jamestowne, putt your heart out at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, and step aboard Jamestown Settlement.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Williamsburg day trip planner .

You can drive from Washington DC to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Williamsburg are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Raleigh.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Shirley Plantation, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

1
night
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): make a trip to American Tobacco Campus, take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fred G. Bond Metro Park. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University and then get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Raleigh trip itinerary app .

Drive from Williamsburg to Raleigh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Durham, Fred G. Bond Metro Park
Highlights from your plan
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
American Tobacco Campus ©
American Tobacco Campus

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 4th (Fri), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg online holiday planner .

Getting from Raleigh to Gatlinburg by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. October in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Clingmans Dome, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Zipline

3
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Fort Sumter National Monument. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie, cast your line with a fishing tour, and admire the natural beauty at Washington Square.

To find where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Charleston vacation builder app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Charleston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Gatlinburg in October since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Moultrie, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beach at Daytona Beach and Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory. When in Orlando, make a side trip to see Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum in Ponce Inlet, approximately 1h 15 min away. Have a day of magic on the 9th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, meet the residents at SeaWorld Orlando, and get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Orlando online trip planner .

Getting from Charleston to Orlando by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In October, Orlando is somewhat warmer than Charleston - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©

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