29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey maker

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Drive to Düsseldorf Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport
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New York City
— 7 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly
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Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive
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St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive
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Daytona Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tampa
— 1 night
Drive
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Naples
Drive
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Miami Beach
— 5 nights
Drive
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Key West
— 2 nights
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New York City

— 7 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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Frick Collection will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, see the interesting displays at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City journey maker site.

Muenster, Germany to New York City is an approximately 20-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Muenster to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Muenster in July, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African Art, then explore the world behind art at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, and finally explore the galleries of Rock Creek Park. On the next day, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, see the interesting displays at Carlyle House, then examine the collection at Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Charleston

— 4 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Explore hidden gems such as The Charleston Museum and Kiawah Island. We've included these beaches for you: Kiawah Beachwalker Park and Isle of Palms Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Charleston side-trips: Caw Caw Interpretive Center (in Ravenel) and The Ocean Course (in Kiawah Island). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll around Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, browse the exhibits of Heyward-Washington House, and examine the collection at North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Charleston holiday maker.

Fly from Washington DC to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

St. Augustine

— 2 nights
St. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, then stroll through Vilano Beach, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Oldest Store Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, get engrossed in the history at Medieval Torture Museum, then stop by Faux Paws, then brush up on your military savvy at Spanish Military Hospital Museum, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine trip planner.

You can drive from Charleston to St. Augustine in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Daytona Beach

— 2 nights

The World's Most Famous Beach

The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the activities along Cracker Creek, look for all kinds of wild species at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, then get a new perspective on things with The Fishing Guy, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach at Daytona Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Andy Romano Beachfront Park, view the masterpieces at Ocean Art Gallery, then take a memorable drive along Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets Daytona.

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

You can drive from St. Augustine to Daytona Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Daytona Beach can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Orlando

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Orlando, and then get in on the family fun at Fun Spot America. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): make an unforgettable trip to World of Disney, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, and then get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Orlando day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Daytona Beach to Orlando in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tampa.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Tampa

— 1 night

Big Guava

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.
On the 22nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, have fun and explore at Glazer Children's Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Tampa Bay History Center, and finally get interesting insight from Tampa Bay Fun Boat LLC.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tampa travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Tampa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Tampa

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Naples

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look for gifts at Best of Everything.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Naples itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tampa to Naples takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Naples, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Naples

Shopping
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Miami Beach

— 5 nights

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Escape the urban bustle at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Surfside Beach. Do your shopping at Lincoln Road and Wings Beachwear. Explore Miami Beach's surroundings by going to Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park (in Dania Beach) and Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale Beach Park & Las Olas Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum of Florida - FIU, stroll through South Beach, and see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Naples to Miami Beach in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. July in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Key West

— 2 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stop by SunShine Scooters, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Vandenberg Wreck. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art On Duval Key West.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip app.

Traveling by flight from Miami Beach to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

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.