14 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Train to Frankfurt, Fly to New York City
New York City
— 2 nights
Key West
— 2 nights
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Fly to Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Drive to Logan International Airport, Fly to Baden-Baden


New York City — 2 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, go for a walk through The High Line, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

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Baden-Baden, Germany to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Baden-Baden to New York City is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Baden-Baden in August, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Key West.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Key West — 2 nights

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.
On the 24th (Thu), cruise along The Overseas Highway and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

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Getting from New York City to Key West by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get a bit warmer in Key West: highs are around 38°C and lows about 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marathon.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Marathon — 3 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Turtle Hospital and Fishing Charters & Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin Research Center and Sombrero Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park and take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Side Trip

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 3 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Shore Path. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cadillac Mountain and Ocean Path. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole.

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You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Marathon to Bar Harbor in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Marathon in August, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Bar Harbor: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can fly to Newport.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
Side Trip

Newport — 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then explore and take pictures at Cliff Walk.

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You can fly from Bar Harbor to Newport in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in August, Newport is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums