24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Orlando
— 6 nights
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Chicago
— 5 nights
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Louisville
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— 3 nights
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Miami
— 7 nights
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Orlando

— 6 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Pack the 17th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 20th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's lots more to do: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, try out the rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, get in on the family fun at Epcot, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Orlando, use our trip itinerary maker.

Curitiba, Brazil to Orlando is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Orlando

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 22:

Chicago

— 5 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the landmark architecture of Reliance Building, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chicago tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect Chicago to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Louisville.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 27:

Louisville

— 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern and then test the waters at a local thermal spa. On the next day, stroll around Freeman Lake Park and then see the interesting displays at Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Louisville trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Louisville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Louisville is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Louisville: highs are around 10°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mammoth Cave National Park.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks · Spas · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:

Mammoth Cave National Park

— 3 nights
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Mammoth Cave National Park is known for nature, trails, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Fat Man's Misery, stroll through Cedar Sink Trail, explore the activities along Echo River, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Cave National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park. December in Mammoth Cave National Park sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Miami.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:

Miami

— 7 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier), Everglades National Park (Osceola panthers & Shark Valley Visitor Center) and Key Largo (African Queen Canal Cruise & Island Dolphin Care). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cypress Outdoor Adventures, walk around Lincoln Road, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and get outside with JP Outfitters Inc..

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Miami online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Mammoth Cave National Park to Miami in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Miami. Traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park in January, things will get much warmer in Miami: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 8:

United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Kentucky travel guide

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Caves · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.