19 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

19 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Key West
— 3 nights
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
3
Sandwich
— 3 nights
4
Provincetown
— 3 nights
5
New York City
— 4 nights

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.
Visiting Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Alan S. Maltz Gallery and 7 Artists & Friends Gallery. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Key West itinerary site.

Sydney, Australia to Key West is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Key West. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Key West reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Triangle to see National Museum of the Marine Corps about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip app.

You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Washington DC, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sandwich.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at Heritage Museums & Gardens and Sandwich Glass Museum. Visiting Corporation Beach and Craigville Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Sandwich's surroundings by going to Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port), Nobska Point Lighthouse (in Woods Hole) and Chatham Lighthouse Beach (in Chatham). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Old Silver Beach, stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway, and examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Sandwich online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Sandwich in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get a bit cooler in Sandwich: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Craigville Beach, Edward Gorey House, Chatham Lighthouse Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chatham Lighthouse Beach ©
Chatham Lighthouse Beach
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cape Cod National Seashore and Long Point. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Eastham (Coast Guard Beach & Nauset Light Beach) and Nauset Beach (in Orleans). There's more to do: do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Provincetown trip maker.

You can drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastham, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Long Point ©
Long Point

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, examine the collection at Tenement Museum, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

Getting from Provincetown to New York City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Provincetown in July, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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