18 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

18 days in Mid Atlantic Itinerary

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Fly to Atlantic City, Bus to Cape May
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Cape May
— 3 nights
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Ocean Grove
— 2 nights
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Long Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fire Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Southampton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Schroon Lake
— 3 nights
Drive
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Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
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Cape May

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
You'll get in some beach time at Cape May City Beaches and Poverty Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Wildwood Beach and Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, do a tasting at Cape May Winery & Vineyard, stroll through North Wildwood Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Cape May Lighthouse.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cape May online trip itinerary planner.

Orlando to Cape May is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, car, and ferry. In July, Cape May is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 83°F and lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ocean Grove.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Neptune Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Grove Beach, don't miss a visit to Asbury Park Boardwalk, take a leisurely stroll along Seaside Heights Boardwalk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seaside Park Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Island Beach State Park. On your second day here, take a leisurely stroll along Belmar Beach, take in the waterfront at Jenkinson's Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Point Pleasant Beach, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Jenkinson's Aquarium, and finally kick back and relax at Bay Head Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ocean Grove route planner.

You can drive from Cape May to Ocean Grove in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Ocean Grove

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Long Beach

Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): kick back and relax at Lido West Beach, stroll through Long Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Beach, then kick back and relax at Jones Beach State Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lookout Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mill Pond Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Cedar Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gilgo Beach, then stroll through Tobay Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Freeport's Nautical Mile.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Long Beach vacation tool.

You can drive from Ocean Grove to Long Beach in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Long Beach are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Fire Island.

Things to do in Long Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Fire Island

Fire Island is the large center island of the outer barrier islands parallel to the south shore of Long Island, New York. On the 9th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Robert Moses State Park, and then stroll through Kismet Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Fire Island sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Long Beach to Fire Island takes 1.5 hours. July in Fire Island sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Southampton.

Things to do in Fire Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Southampton

On the 10th (Fri), cast your line with a fishing tour, explore the world behind art at Parrish Art Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Meschutt Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Cooper's Beach. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Splish Splash, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Long Island Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Shinnecock East County Park, then stroll through Ponquogue Beach, and finally admire the masterpieces at Southampton Arts Center.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Southampton online travel route planner.

You can drive from Fire Island to Southampton in 2 hours. Traveling from Fire Island in July, expect nights in Southampton to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Schroon Lake.

Things to do in Southampton

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Schroon Lake

Schroon Lake is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Schroon in Essex County, New York, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Schroon Lake Town Beach and Hague Town Beach Park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Square Eddy Expeditions and D.A.R. State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Schroon Lake: Bolton Landing (Fishing Charters & Tours & Rogers Memorial Park), Ticonderoga (King's Garden, Star Trek Original Series Set Tour, &more) and Crown Point (Crown Point State Historic Site & Champlain Memorial Lighthouse). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Paradox Brewery, and immerse yourself in nature at Scaroon Manor State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Schroon Lake trip builder site.

Drive from Southampton to Schroon Lake in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Southampton in July since evenings lows in Schroon Lake dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Schroon Lake

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Niagara Falls

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Visit Times Beach Preserve and Ontario Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Bring the kids along to Cave of the Winds and Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Niagara Falls: Rochester (Rochester Museum & Science Center & The Strong National Museum of Play). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Niagara, admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park, and admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Schroon Lake to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips