19 days in Continental USA Itinerary

19 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Princeton
— 3 nights
Drive
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
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Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly
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Houston
— 3 nights
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New York City

— 4 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, wander the streets of Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New York City visit planning website.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Princeton.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Princeton

— 3 nights

College Town

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Princeton is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, immerse yourself in nature at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Princeton University Chapel, and deepen your understanding at Princeton University.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Princeton day trip website.

Getting from New York City to Princeton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April in Princeton, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 4 nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Princeton to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Princeton in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Orlando

— 4 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 24th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 25th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort and find something for the whole family at Magic Kingdom Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in April; daily highs in Orlando reach 34°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Houston.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Houston

— 3 nights

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 28th (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, then trek along White Oak Bayou Trail, then tee off at Hermann Park, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, take in nature's colorful creations at McGovern Centennial Gardens, then engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center, and finally visit Chinatown.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Houston road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Houston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Houston. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in April: highs in Houston hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.