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: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Miami
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
5
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Eastham
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: London

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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.
To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to Miami is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Miami due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, expect Miami to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

South Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach

1
night
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 29th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Key West road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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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 30th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando travel route planner .

Fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in September, Orlando is a bit cooler at night with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, Washington DC is a bit cooler than Orlando - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then trek along Niagara Gorge Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Hole State Park, take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and then explore and take pictures at Goat Island.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in October, with highs in Niagara Falls at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Bronx Zoo and East River Waterfront Esplanade. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, make a trip to Times Square, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Pond.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City day trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Eastham.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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night
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center and then kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coast Guard Beach, take an in-depth tour of Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Eastham day trip planning website .

Drive from New York City to Eastham in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Eastham at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Eastham

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Cod National Seashore, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Nauset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

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nights
Boston

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take a stroll through North End, then contemplate the long history of The Paul Revere House, then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, and finally wander the streets of Newbury Street. On the next day, kick back and relax at Niles Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Boston route app .

You can drive from Eastham to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Gloucester
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

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