22 days in New York City, Washington DC & Orlando Itinerary

22 days in New York City, Washington DC & Orlando Itinerary

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New York City
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 10 nights
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New York City

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hershey's Chocolate World Times Square, M&M'S World New York, Dylan's Candy Bar, and other attractions. Bring the kids along to Central Park and Empire State Building. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, wander the streets of Times Square, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning website.

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

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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.
You've added International Spy Museum, National Air and Space Museum, Washington Monument, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like National Zoological Park and United States Capitol. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planning app.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Orlando

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.
Family-friendly places like Magic Kingdom Park and Discovery Cove will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Merritt Island (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Disney's Animal Kingdom, make a splash at Wet 'n Wild Orlando, make an unforgettable trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Orlando driving holiday tool.

Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in September: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 37°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip