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: Amsterdam
Fly:  9​h
1
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Key Largo
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cape Cod National Seashore and Corn Hill Beach. Visiting Nauset Beach and Race Point Beach will get you outdoors. Take a break from Provincetown with a short trip to Nauset Light Beach in Eastham, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach, and explore the world behind art at Provincetown Town Hall.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Provincetown online trip itinerary builder .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Provincetown is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Provincetown: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Light Beach, Nauset Beach, Corn Hill Beach
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Long Point ©
Long Point

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 19th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then take in the pleasant sights at Goat Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, and then trek along Devil's Hole State Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Provincetown to Niagara Falls in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Jet Adventures, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Times Square, choose your vessel at Tribeca Sailing, squeeze the most out of the city with Narwhal Yacht Charters, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City vacation builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Transportation
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
nights
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 26th (Mon), get interesting insight from Fun In The Sun Key West, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Zachary Taylor, then take an in-depth tour of Key West Firehouse Museum, then explore the world behind art at Fort East Martello Museum, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

3
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Visiting Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Key Largo Fishing Adventures will get you outdoors. Step out of Key Largo with an excursion to Anhinga Trail in Everglades National Park--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Key Largo Dry Rocks, step aboard Spiegel Grove, and identify plant and animal life at Molasses Reef.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Key Largo sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Key West to Key Largo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August in Key Largo, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Key Largo Fishing Adventures ©
Key Largo Fishing Adventures

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