12 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

12 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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12 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Miami Beach, Florida
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Big Pine Key, Florida Keys
— 1 night
Bus:  45 min
3
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
6
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Budapest

1
night
Miami Beach, Florida

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): stroll through South Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally wander the streets of Collins Avenue.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Miami Beach online trip planner .

Budapest, Hungary to Miami Beach is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Budapest to Miami Beach, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in April, expect Miami Beach to be warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

1
night
Big Pine Key, Florida Keys

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 21st (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Big Pine Key sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Miami Beach to Big Pine Key in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. April in Big Pine Key sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, then take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planner .

You can take a bus from Big Pine Key to Key West in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Key West are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
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Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds DC.

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You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Key West in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Washington DC, with highs around 23°C, while nights are colder with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Madame Tussauds DC ©
Madame Tussauds DC

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Tiles For America, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Hamilton Grange National Memorial, then trek along East River Waterfront Esplanade, and then wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City visit planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in April, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 27th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at The Paul Revere House, take a stroll through Newbury Street, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Boston visit website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get a bit cooler in Boston: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Brookline Booksmith, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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