10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Madison
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
2
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Madison

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Let the collections at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Newseum capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

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Madison to Washington DC is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Madison to Washington DC is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Madison in August: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 87°F and lows are around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
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Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

2
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Long Point. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Corn Hill Beach and then kick back and relax at Marconi Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Provincetown trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from New York City to Provincetown by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Provincetown to be little chillier, temps between 78°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Corn Hill Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Marconi Beach
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Long Point ©
Long Point
Marconi Beach ©
Marconi Beach

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