16 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

16 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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16 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + bus:  28​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Pensacola
— 4 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Perth

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bushkill Falls and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, admire the striking features of Federal Hall, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City road trip planning app .

Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Perth to New York City, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Perth in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in New York City: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bushkill Falls
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eisenhower National Historic Site and Jennie Wade House. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gettysburg Museum of History and Shriver House Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more) and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip builder app .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pensacola.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg Museum of History ©
Gettysburg Museum of History
Gettysburg National Military Park ©

4
nights
Pensacola

Surrounded on three sides by water, Pensacola offers access to white-sand beaches and emerald-green ocean unspoiled by large resorts.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum and National Naval Aviation Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier and Gulf State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pensacola: Orange Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Fort Morgan State Historic Site (in Fort Morgan). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Pensacola Beach.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pensacola travel route tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Pensacola takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Pensacola due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in September: high temperatures in Pensacola hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pensacola

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, Pensacola Beach, Fort Morgan State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach

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