27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 5 nights
2
Toms River
— 1 night
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
4
Miami
— 3 nights
5
Orlando
— 5 nights
6
Boston
— 3 nights
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and Top of the Rock. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary tool.

Jersey City to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also ride a ferry; or take a train. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Toms River.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

1
night
Toms River

Toms River ©
Featured in "Jersey Shore" and "Boardwalk Empire," Toms River boasts a community that is growing in popularity.
On the 2nd (Sat), get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Toms River - Axe Throwing, look for gifts at The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, thentake in the waterfront at Jenkinson's Boardwalk, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Seaside Heights Boardwalk. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Great Adventure.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Toms River road trip planning website.

Getting from New York City to Toms River by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Toms River, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Toms River

Fun & Games Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Seaside Heights Boardwalk, The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe, Six Flags Great Adventure
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Bury The Hatchet Toms River - Axe Throwing ©
The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe ©
The Music Man Singing Ice Cream Shoppe
Jenkinson's Boardwalk ©
Jenkinson's Boardwalk

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kids will enjoy The National WWII Museum and St. Louis Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and stroll around Audubon Park.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Toms River to New Orleans. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Toms River in May since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Island Dolphin Care and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center & Gumbo Limbo Trail). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, kick back and relax at South Beach, and wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Miami sightseeing planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Miami, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Key Largo, Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
South Beach ©
South Beach

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Universal's Islands of Adventure and SeaWorld. And it doesn't end there: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, don't miss a visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando road trip site.

Getting from Miami to Orlando by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Orlando when traveling from Miami in May, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Boston.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of Science and Boston Children's Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Boston route planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Boston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in May: highs in Boston hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Children's Museum ©
Boston Children's Museum
Museum of Science ©
Museum of Science

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip tool.

Fly from Boston to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in May; daily highs in Washington DC reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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