21 days in Florida, New York State & New Jersey Itinerary

21 days in Florida, New York State & New Jersey Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tampa
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Orlando
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Cape May
— 2 nights
+5
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  9 h
5
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: Tampa

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.
Have a day of magic on the 27th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 28th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park, look for gifts at World of Chocolate Museum and Cafe, take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and laugh and play at Discovery Cove.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Orlando road trip planning app.

Tampa to Orlando is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In November in Orlando, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Step out of Niagara Falls with an excursion to Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Lackawanna--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Schoellkopf Power Station, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, step off the mainland to explore Three Sisters Island, and admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

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Do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Orlando to Niagara Falls in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Niagara Falls is cooler than Orlando - with highs of 38°F and lows of 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Schoellkopf Power Station ©
Schoellkopf Power Station
Niagara Aerospace Museum ©
Niagara Aerospace Museum

6
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Fly from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in December, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 48°F and lows about 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
On the 13th (Thu), get to know the resident critters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May City Beaches, and then laugh and play at Wildwood Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Cape May Bird Observatory, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Beach, and then do a tasting at Cape May Winery & Vineyard.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cape May day trip planning website.

Getting from New York City to Cape May by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. December in Cape May sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape May Bird Observatory, Cape May County Park & Zoo, Sunset Beach, Wildwood Boardwalk
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Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Cape May Bird Observatory ©
Cape May Bird Observatory
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

2
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Burr's Berry Farm (in Goulds) and Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Slough Slog, &more). There's still lots to do: visit Art Deco Historic District, shop like a local with Village of Merrick Park, admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and walk around Lincoln Road.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Miami trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus, taxi, flight, and train from Cape May to Miami takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cape May in December, expect Miami to be much hotter, temps between 81°F and 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Burr's Berry Farm
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Slough Slog ©
Slough Slog

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