15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + bus:  21​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
2
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Chennai

5
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, make a trip to Times Square, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City online trip maker .

Chennai, India to New York City is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Chennai to New York City due to the time zone difference. In January, New York City is colder than Chennai - with highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and finally contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dry Tortugas National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West journey maker .

Getting from New York City to Key West by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Key West at 28°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, and try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in January, expect Orlando to be slightly colder, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel route planner.

Fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in January, expect Washington DC to be much colder, temps between 7°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
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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