17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Haven
1
New Haven
— 2 nights
2
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Orlando
— 3 nights
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Miami
— 3 nights
End: Miami

2
nights
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery and then admire the masterpieces at Yale Center for British Art.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New Haven route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New Haven. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. You'll set off for New York City on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in New Haven

Museums
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Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Yale Center for British Art ©
Yale Center for British Art

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.
You've added Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, SoHo, Brooklyn Bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from New Haven to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from New Haven in October, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trip

Williamsburg
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then ponder the world of politics at White House, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip maker .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. You will leave for Orlando on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Magic Kingdom Park. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort and then make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Orlando online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 85°F and lows are around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point, and then make a trip to Duval Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and then explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Key West holiday planning website .

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in October since evenings lows in Key West dip to 77°F. You'll set off for Miami on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Mallory Square ©
Mallory Square

3
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.
Miami is known for shopping, museums, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, and shop like a local with Ocean Drive.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Miami vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Miami takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

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