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: Singapore
Fly:  26​h
1
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
5
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): discover the magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try out the rides at Discovery Cove.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Orlando road trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Orlando is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 13 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Orlando reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Theme Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

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.
Let the collections at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Lock & Load Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lincoln Road and Wynwood Walls. Change things up with a short trip to Shark Valley in Everglades National Park (about 1h 05 min away). And it doesn't end there: stroll through South Beach, browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, shop like a local with Village of Merrick Park, and wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Miami online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Orlando in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Miami, with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park, and finally view the masterpieces at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, then take an in-depth tour of History of Diving Museum, and then look for gifts at Hawks Cay Marina Dockside Store.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon road trip app .

Traveling by car from Miami to Marathon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

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.
For shopping fun, head to Alan S. Maltz Gallery or 7 Artists & Friends. Get some cultural insight at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Truman Little White House. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take in the exciting artwork at KEPart Studio-Gallery, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Key West travel route builder site .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Key West are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

6
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 out of the city life by going to Hamilton Grange National Memorial and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Yunhong Chopsticks. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, stroll through East River Waterfront Esplanade, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New York City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Key West in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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