7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Tampa

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip itinerary website .

Tampa to Orlando is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

1
night
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 11th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and finally see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally take in the history at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Gettysburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Gettysburg at 84°F and lows at 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Gettysburg National Cemetery ©
Gettysburg National Cemetery

3
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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Federal Hall for their historical value. Family-friendly places like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gettysburg in July since evenings lows in New York City dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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