14 days in New York City, Key West & Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

14 days in New York City, Key West & Rocky Mountain National Park Itinerary

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New York City
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 4 nights
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and East River Waterfront Esplanade. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online holiday planner.

Boston to New York City is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Key West

— 4 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Fort Zachary Taylor. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and The Turtle Hospital. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key) and Sombrero Beach (in Marathon). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Key West AIDS Memorial, and steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Key West road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from New York City to Key West takes 25 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 81°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park

— 4 nights
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Visiting Trail Ridge Road and Emerald Lake Trail will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Hallett Peak, explore the striking landscape of Sheep Lakes, explore the activities along Sky Pond, and take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park trip builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Key West to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Key West in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Rocky Mountain National Park, with lows of 59°F. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails