14 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

14 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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14 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Houston

3
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.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, get interesting insight from Tours, and identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Key West trip planner.

Houston to Key West is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Houston in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Key West, with highs around 79°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
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.
Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 13th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip builder tool .

You can drive from Key West to Orlando in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Key West in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Orlando, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

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

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 48°F and 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

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