18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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New York City
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Orlando
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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New York City

— 5 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at SoHo and DM Weil Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (in Hyde Park) and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Met Cloisters, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planning tool.

Manama, Bahrain to New York City is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Manama to New York City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Manama in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Orlando

— 5 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.
Appreciate the collections at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Ponce Inlet Historical Museum. Visit Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Ormond Beach (in Ormond Beach), St. Augustine (Flagler College, St. Augustine Distillery, &more) and Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and laugh and play at World of Disney.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip maker.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Orlando

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Old Town Temecula and Madame Tussauds Hollywood are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and watch a film at California Science Center.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planning site.

You can fly from Orlando to Los Angeles in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Orlando to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In August, Los Angeles is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Nightlife

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stroll through Lands End, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market, view the masterpieces at Mumm Napa, and then savor the flavors at Castello di Amorosa.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco route planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.