32 days in North America, Central America & South America Itinerary

32 days in North America, Central America & South America Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
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Orlando, United States
— 5 nights
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Roatan, Honduras
— 5 nights
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 4 nights
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Fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Bus to Conceição de Jacareí, Ferry to Ilha Grande
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Ilha Grande, Brazil
— 5 nights
Ferry to Angra dos Reis, Drive to Paraty
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Paraty, Brazil
— 2 nights
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 5 nights
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New York City, United States — 4 nights

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 9/11 Memorial. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, go for a walk through The High Line, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New York City trip simple and quick.

Singapore, Singapore to New York City is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Singapore to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in January; daily highs in New York City reach 5°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can fly to Orlando.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Orlando, United States — 5 nights

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 Walt Disney World Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park, discover the magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Orlando road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Orlando at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Roatan.
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Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Nightlife · Parks
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Roatan, Honduras — 5 nights

The largest of the Bay Islands, Roatan is the most developed and the most popular among its neighbors.
Attractions like Blue Island Divers and Manawakie Park make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: soothe aching muscles at Cristina Physiotherapy & Massage Roatan, look for gifts at Pies Bonitos, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take advantage of the amenities at Grand Roatan Beach Club.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Roatan trip planning tool.

Fly from Orlando to Roatan in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In January, Roatan is somewhat warmer than Orlando - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Buenos Aires.
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Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 24:

Buenos Aires, Argentina — 4 nights

Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Family-friendly places like Parque 3 de Febrero and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta, make a trip to Plaza Dorrego, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and take an in-depth tour of El Zanjon de Granados.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Buenos Aires planning site.

Fly from Roatan to Buenos Aires in 17 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Argentina Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ilha Grande.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Ilha Grande, Brazil — 5 nights

A tumultuous and unsavory history has kept Ilha Grande relatively undeveloped and free of the trappings of the modern world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Caxadaco Beach and Dois Rios Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Aracatibinha Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoa Azul.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ilha Grande online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Buenos Aires to Ilha Grande in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in January: highs in Ilha Grande hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paraty.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 2:

Paraty, Brazil — 2 nights

Gazing out over a bay of tiny tropical islands, with rainforests climbing mountains in the background, it's easy to see why tourism in Paraty gets more popular by the year.
On the 3rd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Saco do Mamangua Beach and then don't miss a visit to Centro Historico. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Meio Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cachadaco.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paraty trip itinerary website.

Getting from Ilha Grande to Paraty by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Rio de Janeiro.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — 5 nights

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Copacabana Beach and Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Grumari, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Flamengo, step into the grandiose world of Ilha Fiscal, and admire all the interesting features of Leblon Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Paraty to Rio de Janeiro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rio de Janeiro can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will leave for home on the 9th (Fri).
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