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: Mexico City
Fly:  7​h
1
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Mexico City

3
nights
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.
Attractions like Discovery Cove and Happily Ever After Fireworks make great kid-friendly stops. Have a day of magic on the 3rd (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Orlando vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Mexico City, Mexico to Orlando is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Mexico City in July, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fifth Avenue and 9/11 Memorial. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online trip builder .

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in July, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC travel tool .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

1
night
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 11th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, and finally stop by Peppers of Key West.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Key West online tour planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Key West in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Washington DC in July since evenings lows in Key West dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Shopping Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
7 Artists & Friends ©
7 Artists & Friends

2
nights
Miami Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): shop like a local with Aventura Mall, then browse the different shops at Lincoln Road, and then make a trip to Collins Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Village of Merrick Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally kick back and relax at South Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Miami Beach online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight, tram, and bus from Key West to Miami Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Village of Merrick Park, Aventura Mall, Bayside Marketplace
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

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