18 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

18 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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18 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  16​h
1
Provincetown
— 2 nights
+4
ferry + foot + bus + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
2
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Marathon
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Provincetown trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Provincetown is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in August: high temperatures in Provincetown hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Beach
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach, then shop like a local with Aventura Mall, and then take a stroll through Lincoln Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then wander the streets of Collins Avenue, then take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, and finally wander the streets of Ocean Drive.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Miami trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Provincetown to Miami takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Provincetown in August, expect Miami to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Aventura Mall
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: revel in the low prices at Sandal Factory Outlet, take an in-depth tour of History of Diving Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Rain Barrel Artisan Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then make a trip to Coral Castle, and finally stop by Robert Is Here.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Key Largo trip planner.

Drive from Miami to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Islamorada, Homestead
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Get in touch with nature at Bahia Honda State Park and Dolphin Research Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery and San Pablo Catholic Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Marathon: National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key) and Indian Key State Historic Site (in Islamorada). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, cast your line with a fishing tour, and identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Marathon sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Islamorada
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, then shop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, hunt for treasures at Sunset Celebration, stop by Peppers of Key West, then shop like a local with 7 Artists & Friends, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip site .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Key West, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cupsogue Beach County Park and Point Lookout Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Bronx Zoo. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Lido Beach (in Lido Beach) and Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach (in Stony Brook). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and don't miss a visit to Central Park.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, New York City is slightly colder than Key West - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Point Lookout Beach, Bronx Zoo
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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