20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h
4
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Miami Beach
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: London

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder site.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Longwood Gardens, thentry to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Harrah's Philadelphia
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Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, and then ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, thenexamine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, thenget a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 10th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square and then steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In October, Charleston is a bit warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Joe Riley Waterfront Park ©
Joe Riley Waterfront Park

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Historic River Street and then contemplate the long history of Savannah Historic District.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Savannah route planner.

Getting from Charleston to Savannah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Savannah, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Ghost & Vampire Tours

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): catch some excitement at Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith. On the next day, laugh and play at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, thenget your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, thenfind something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, and finally find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando attractions planner.

Getting from Savannah to Orlando by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Savannah in October: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

6
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Miami Beach side-trips: Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale Beach & Bonnet House Museum and Gardens), Dolphin Mall (in Miami) and Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park). The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, and wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Miami Beach route builder site.

You can fly from Orlando to Miami Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Miami Beach can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami, Coral Gables, Fort Lauderdale, Key Largo, Haulover Beach Park
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Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach

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