13 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

13 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Drive
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly
2
Key West
— 1 night
Drive
3
Key Largo
— 1 night
Bus
4
Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly
7
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly

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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 18th (Sun), see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum and then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the next day, see the interesting displays at International Spy Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary planning website.

Detroit to Washington DC is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Detroit - with highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

1
night
Key West

Conch Republic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Fort Zachary Taylor, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Key West online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Key West by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Key West, with highs around 86°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

1
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Key Largo

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Spiegel Grove, take a memorable tour with Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, then cast your line with Florida Keys Flats Fishing, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

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Drive from Key West to Key Largo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Key Largo are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a bus to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

2
nights
Everglades National Park

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
On the 22nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Everglades Birding, then identify plant and animal life at Shark Valley Visitor Center, and then head outdoors with Osceola panthers. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Pineland Trail and then take a memorable tour with Everglades City Fishing Charters.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Everglades National Park online road trip planner.

You can take a bus from Key Largo to Everglades National Park in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Everglades National Park can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then identify plant and animal life at The Center for Birds of Prey, then get engrossed in the history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Sullivan's Island Beach, then contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps and more tourist information, read Charleston route planner.

Fly from Everglades National Park to Charleston in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Everglades National Park in October: high temperatures in Charleston hover around 78°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

2
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Provincetown

Birthplace of American Liberty

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 26th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, then kick back and relax at Nauset Light Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Cod National Seashore. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, then kick back and relax at Long Point, then kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Provincetown day trip planner.

You can fly from Charleston to Provincetown in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Charleston in October, expect Provincetown to be little chillier, temps between 63°F and 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

3
nights
New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, get to know the fascinating history of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City online travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Provincetown to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Provincetown in October, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 70°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods