53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

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53 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 6 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Nantucket
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 15​min
5
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Islamorada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Miami
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
11
Amelia Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Crystal River
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Tampa
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ogunquit Beach and Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site. Museum of Fine Arts and Plimoth Plantation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Race Point Beach (in Provincetown) and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse (in York). There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, take a stroll through Newbury Street, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Boston trip planner .

Seattle to Boston is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in March, with highs in Boston at 8°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Nubble Lighthouse, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Race Point Beach, Ogunquit Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

2
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. On the 1st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Greater Light and then play a few rounds at Miacomet Golf Club. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge, then kick back and relax at Tom Nevers, and then stop by Aunt Leah's Fudge.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nantucket trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Boston to Nantucket in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Boston in April, expect nights in Nantucket to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are slightly colder, around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Parks Golf
Highlights from your plan
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge ©
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge
Greater Light ©
Greater Light
Aunt Leah's Fudge ©
Aunt Leah's Fudge

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.
Visiting Fire Island National Seashore and Pocono Environmental Education Center will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Amazing Olive (in Port Jefferson), Nazareth (Franklin Hill Vineyards & Jacobsburg State Park) and Bayard Cutting Arboretum (in Great River). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, wander the streets of Times Square, and relax in the rural setting at Ort Farms.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday builder website .

Traveling by flight from Nantucket to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or ride a ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nantucket in April: high temperatures in New York City hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nazareth, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Amazing Olive, Pocono Environmental Education Center, Fire Island National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Times Square ©
Times Square

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.
Antietam National Battlefield and Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and Breezy Point Beach and Campground will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Fell's Point (in Baltimore) and Port of Leonardtown Winery (in Leonardtown). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Washington DC holiday tool .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Old Town, Antietam National Battlefield, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Fell's Point, Breezy Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chautauqua Bookstore and Vidler's 5 & 10, Inc.. Discover out-of-the-way places like Niagara Falls and Kleinhans Music Hall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Niagara Falls: Lazy Acre Alpacas (in Bloomfield), Johnson Estate Winery (in Westfield) and Powder Mills Park (in Pittsford). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in April, with highs in Niagara Falls at 15°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lazy Acre Alpacas, Chautauqua Bookstore, Vidler's 5 & 10, Powder Mills Park, Kleinhans Music Hall
Highlights from your plan
Powder Mills Park ©
Powder Mills Park
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Lazy Acre Alpacas ©
Lazy Acre Alpacas

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 18th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Independence Grove Forest Preserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Centennial Beach.

Before you visit Chicago, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Niagara Falls in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chicago, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Independence Grove Forest Preserve, Centennial Beach, Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Centennial Beach ©
Centennial Beach
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
Independence Grove Forest Preserve ©
Independence Grove Forest 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Royal Street and St. Louis Cathedral. Do your shopping at Kitchen Witch and Faulkner House Books. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell) and Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, explore the world behind art at Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, and wander the streets of French Quarter.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner .

You can fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in April: highs in New Orleans hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Britto Central, explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, and then admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from New Orleans to Miami Beach by combination of flight, tram, and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Miami Beach. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Miami Beach, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Britto Central ©
Britto Central

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Molasses Reef and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Keep things going the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, get engrossed in the history at History of Diving Museum, then kick back and relax at Anne's Beach, and finally choose your vessel at Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Islamorada road trip site .

Drive from Miami Beach to Islamorada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Islamorada are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Largo, Captain Hook's
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Molasses Reef ©
Molasses Reef
History of Diving Museum ©
History of Diving Museum

6
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Coral Castle and Freedom Tower are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vizcaya Museum & Gardens and Smallwood Store. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale), Sawgrass Mills (in Sunrise) and Big Cypress National Preserve (in Ochopee). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley, look for gifts at Robert Is Here Fruit Stand, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and revel in the low prices at Florida Keys Premium Outlets.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Miami holiday planning tool .

Getting from Islamorada to Miami by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Miami sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Amelia Island.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Homestead, Everglades National Park, Aventura Mall, Florida Keys Outlet Marketplace, Big Cypress National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center

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nights
Amelia Island

Amelia Island ©
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stroll the grounds of Bosque Bello Cemetery and then play a few rounds at The Golf Club at North Hampton. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at American Beach and then stroll through Amelia Island State Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amelia Island trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of tram, flight, and taxi from Miami to Amelia Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Miami in May, Amelia Island is a bit cooler at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Crystal River.

Things to do in Amelia Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Golf Club at North Hampton ©
The Golf Club at North Hampton
Amelia Island State Park ©
Amelia Island State Park
American Beach ©
American Beach

2
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Crystal River

Crystal River ©
The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
On the 5th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Florida Artists Gallery and then explore the activities along Crystal River. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then explore the activities along Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Crystal River trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Amelia Island to Crystal River takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Crystal River sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Crystal River

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Florida Artists Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Florida Artists Gallery ©
Florida Artists Gallery
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Step out of the city life by going to Siesta Beach and Madeira Beach. Get some cultural insight at The Dalí Museum and Museum of Fine Arts. Venture out of the city with trips to Caladesi Island State Park (in Dunedin), Nokomis Beach (in Nokomis) and Ellenton Premium Outlets (in Ellenton). There's lots more to do: stroll through Venice Beach, identify plant and animal life at Robinson Nature Preserve, and get a taste of the local shopping with Mixon Fruit Farms.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tampa visit planner.

Traveling by car from Crystal River to Tampa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Crystal River in May since evenings lows in Tampa dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, Bradenton, Nokomis Beach, Siesta Beach, Caladesi Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Caladesi Island State Park ©
Caladesi Island State Park
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Oakland Nature Preserve. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Ripley's Believe It or Not! Orlando. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Ron Jon Surf Shop (in Cocoa Beach), Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and Enterprise Heritage Center and Museum (in Enterprise). The adventure continues: discover the magic at World of Disney, get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, wander the streets of International Drive, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Orlando road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Tampa to Orlando takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You will leave for home on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion, Enterprise Heritage Center and Museum, Ron Jon Surf Shop, Oakland Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
International Drive ©
International Drive
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

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