15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Make it your trip
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Fly to White Plains, Train to New York City
New York City
— 5 nights


Washington DC — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Washington DC is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Niagara Falls.
Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Niagara Falls — 3 nights

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and see the interesting displays at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls online travel planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Niagara Falls by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get little chillier in Niagara Falls: highs are around 80°F and lows about 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Sandwich.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips

Sandwich — 2 nights

Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Sandwich Glass Museum, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, and then kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and then explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal.

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You can fly from Niagara Falls to Sandwich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Provincetown.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips

Provincetown — 1 night

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): kick back and relax at Long Point, appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, then browse the exhibits of Provincetown Town Hall, and finally examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

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Traveling by car from Sandwich to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.
Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

New York City — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Provincetown to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. In August, New York City is somewhat warmer than Provincetown - with highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours