13 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

13 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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13 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Brasilia
Fly + bus:  15​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 1 night
+3
bus + Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 15​min
2
St. Augustine
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
4
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Marathon
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Brasilia

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Thu), take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City vacation website .

Brasilia, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Traveling from Brasilia to New York City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, New York City is cooler than Brasilia - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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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

1
day
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 29th (Sat), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to St. Augustine takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in St. Augustine, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

2
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue South and Bailey's General Store. Step out of the city life by going to Bowman's Beach and Fort Myers Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sanibel Island: Barefoot Beach Preserve (in Bonita Springs) and Lovers Key State Park (in Fort Myers Beach). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sanibel Island holiday planner.

Getting from St. Augustine to Sanibel Island by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from St. Augustine in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Sanibel Island: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Barefoot Beach Preserve, Fifth Avenue South
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): cruise along The Overseas Highway, take in the exciting artwork at KEPart Studio-Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, and finally admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. On the next day, stop by Isle Cook Key West, then stop by Rodriguez Cigar Factory, then stop by Divers Direct Key West, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Key West itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sanibel Island to Key West in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sanibel Island in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin Research Center and Bahia Honda State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Turtle Hospital and Fishing Charters & Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Road Gallery (in Islamorada), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Key Largo) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Marathon trip planner .

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Key Largo, Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

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