23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Jacksonville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Tampa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our New York City travel route website .

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to New York City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

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 1st (Tue): ponder the world of politics at White House, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planning site .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Jacksonville.

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
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

2
nights
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
Jacksonville is a city in Onslow County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): deepen your knowledge of military history at Lejeune Memorial Gardens, make a trip to Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial, sample the fine beverages at Walton's Distillery, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at 2 Flipping Roosters Megastore, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Smash Shack. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then admire the majestic nature at Hammocks Beach State Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Jacksonville travel itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Washington DC to Jacksonville. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Swansboro, Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary
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Hammocks Beach State Park ©
Hammocks Beach State Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: walk around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, get interesting insight from Tours, then snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Charleston trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Jacksonville to Charleston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daytime highs in Charleston are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Walking tours
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

2
nights
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Charlotte is known for museums, theme parks, fun & games, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at Escape Kings, browse the collection at Billy Graham Library, see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, and look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte route planner.

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Charlotte takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Charleston in October, Charlotte is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve
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Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
BB&T Ballpark ©
BB&T Ballpark

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 9th (Wed), don't miss a visit to St. George Street, look for gifts at Market to Market, examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, then explore and take pictures at Flagler College, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through St. Augustine Beach, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to St. Augustine takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Charlotte in October since evenings lows in St. Augustine dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampa.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Museums Wildlife
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Flagler College ©
Flagler College

3
nights
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.
Pack the 11th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Busch Gardens. Spend the 12th (Sat) on the water with a fishing tour. There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at The Dali Museum, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Florida Aquarium.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampa online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Tampa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Tampa

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

The Dali Museum
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Busch Gardens ©
Busch Gardens
Room Escape Games

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and finally browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace. Keep things going the next day: stroll through South Beach, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and then browse the different shops at Dolphin Mall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Miami online trip maker .

You can fly from Tampa to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

2
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.
On the 16th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando road trip planning tool .

Getting from Miami to Orlando by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Miami in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Orlando, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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