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: Dubai
Fly:  19​h
1
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Islamorada
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
5
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Orlando day trip website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Orlando is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to Orlando. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site, then buy something for everyone on your list at Lincoln Road, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Miami holiday builder app .

Fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Islamorada tour builder site .

Drive from Miami to Islamorada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Islamorada are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
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 6th (Sat), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire all the interesting features of Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Key West trip itinerary site .

You can take a bus from Islamorada to Key West in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Bring the kids along to Central Park and New York Public Library. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Trinity Church, and don't miss a visit to Ellis Island.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Key West in July since evenings lows in New York City dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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