15 days in New York City, Washington DC & Florida Itinerary

15 days in New York City, Washington DC & Florida Itinerary

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15 days in New York City, Washington DC & Florida Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly + bus:  14​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Islamorada
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Ljubljana

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: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, stroll through World Trade Center's Liberty Park, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

Before you visit New York City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ljubljana to New York City. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Korean War Veterans Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at Newseum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Washington DC hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Korean War Veterans Memorial ©
Korean War Veterans Memorial

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dry Tortugas National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, and admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Key West reach 34°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

3
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Turtle Hospital and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, take in the views from Old Seven Mile Bridge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Marathon are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): cast your line with a fishing tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Plan a Islamorada trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Islamorada are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Fishing Charters & Tours

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