17 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

17 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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17 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Milan

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ocean Grove Beach and Point Lookout Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Bronx Zoo and Speed Boats Tours. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Cupsogue Beach County Park in Westhampton Beach--about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Empire State Building, and admire all the interesting features of Central Park.

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Milan, Italy to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Milan to New York City. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Point Lookout Beach, Ocean Grove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary tool .

Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Niagara Falls when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Casinos

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures

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.
Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Have a day of magic on the 8th (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando vacation planner .

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in August; daily highs in Orlando reach 39°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Step out of the city life by going to Shark Valley and Fort Lauderdale Beach. We've included these beaches for you: South Beach and Hollywood Beach. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, get a taste of the local shopping with Miracle Mile, don't miss a visit to Ocean Drive, and browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Miami route maker website .

You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Miami sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Miracle Mile, Hollywood Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at National Zoological Park and Betterton Beach. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Mount Vernon Trail (in Arlington) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Miami in August, plan for little chillier nights in Washington DC, with lows around 25°C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Betterton Beach, Horseshoe Casino, Mount Vernon Trail
Highlights from your plan
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Mount Vernon Trail ©
Mount Vernon Trail
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino

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