26 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

26 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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26 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Mumbai (Bombay)
Fly + bus:  16​h 45​min
New York City
— 7 nights
+3
bus + Fly + tram + train:  5​h 45​min
Coral Gables
— 3 nights
train + tram + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h
Mumbai (Bombay)

6
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, go for a walk through The High Line, admire the striking features of Grand central terminal, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City custom trip planner.

Mumbai (Bombay), India to New York City is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) in December, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coral Gables.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
days
Coral Gables

Coral Gables
Coral Gables, officially the City of Coral Gables, is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, located in the southwest of Downtown Miami. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coral Gables: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Gumbo Limbo Trail, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, and wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Coral Gables tour planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, tram, and train from New York City to Coral Gables in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Coral Gables is much hotter than New York City - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Coral Gables

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Miami
Highlights from your plan
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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.
Change things up with a short trip to National Key Deer Refuge in Big Pine Key (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, contemplate the long history of Amsterdam's Curry Mansion Inn, and take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train, tram, and flight from Coral Gables to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Coral Gables in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

National Key Deer Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
days
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.
Pack the 25th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 27th (Wed) at Magic Kingdom Park. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, look for gifts at The LEGO Store, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld Orlando, and cool off at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Orlando when traveling from Key West in December, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

5
days
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, ponder the world of politics at The White House, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Washington DC vacation planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Washington DC is much colder than Orlando - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Pentagon
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The White House ©
The White House

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