21 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

21 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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21 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Everglades National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
Big Pine Key
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Key West
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  2​h 45​min
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Siesta Key
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  6​h
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: London

3
days
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Step out of the city life by going to Shark Valley and Long Pine Key. Go for a jaunt from Everglades National Park to Homestead to see Robert Is Here Fruit Stand about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: hike along Anhinga Trail, wander the streets of Flamingo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gumbo Limbo Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Everglades National Park trip planner.

London, UK to Everglades National Park is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from London to Everglades National Park, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get much warmer in Everglades National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Robert Is Here
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Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Flamingo ©
Flamingo
Long Pine Key ©
Long Pine Key

1
day
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Big Pine Key visit planner.

You can take a bus from Everglades National Park to Big Pine Key in 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Big Pine Key can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Marathon
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

4
days
Key West

Key West ©
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.
Do your shopping at Uva Wine Shop & Bar and Kermit's Key West Key Lime Shoppe. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Spend the 8th (Sun) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Key West journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Big Pine Key to Key West takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

3
days
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
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 South Beach and Wakodahatchee Wetlands. Get a sense of the local culture at Lincoln Road and Ocean Drive. Go for a jaunt from Miami Beach to Fort Lauderdale to see Fort Lauderdale Beach about 52 minutes away. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District and take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

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Getting from Key West to Miami Beach by combination of flight, tram, and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Miami Beach, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Miami Beach

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping

Side Trips

Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Fort Lauderdale Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

2
days
Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
On the 13th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach, kick back and relax at Turtle Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Crescent Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Saint Pete Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Siesta Key trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Miami Beach to Siesta Key in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. Traveling from Miami Beach in April, Siesta Key is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Siesta Key

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Venice Beach, Saint Pete Beach
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Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

5
days
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.
Relax by the water at Fire Island National Seashore and Jones Beach State Park. Fifth Avenue and Gateway National Recreation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Teatown Lake Reservation (in Ossining). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, look for gifts at Nolita, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City travel route builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Siesta Key to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Siesta Key in April, you will find days in New York City are much colder (19°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Teatown Lake Reservation, Bronx Zoo, Fire Island National Seashore, Gateway National Recreation, Jones Beach State Park
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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