20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive
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Miami
— 2 nights
Drive
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Everglades National Park
— 1 night
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Marco Island
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Orlando

— 3 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Have a day of magic on the 21st (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Orlando using our trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Orlando is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Orlando is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in January, expect nights in Orlando to be somewhat warmer, around 13°C, while days are much hotter, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Key West

— 3 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Explore Key West's surroundings by going to Marathon (Crane Point Museum & Nature Center & Spas & Wellness) and National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Key West itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Key West. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Key Largo

— 1 night

Diving Capital of the World

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Key Largo holiday maker tool.

Drive from Key West to Key Largo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Key Largo when traveling from Key West in January, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Miami

— 2 nights

Magic City

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 28th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, then head outdoors with Miami Peacock Adventures - Day Tours, and then walk around Lummus Park Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, then wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District, and finally explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Miami takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Miami, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Everglades National Park

— 1 night

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, hike along Gumbo Limbo Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Everglades National Park trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Miami to Everglades National Park. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marco Island.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Marco Island

— 1 night
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): pedal to the sights with Sunshine Bike Tours and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marco Island trip website.

Explore your travel options from Everglades National Park to Marco Island with the Route module. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Everglades National Park in January since evenings lows in Marco Island dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Washington DC

— 2 nights
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.
On the 1st (Tue), ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get lost in a book at Library of Congress, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC driving holiday site.

You can fly from Marco Island to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Marco Island in January, with highs in Washington DC at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City travel route planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. February in New York City sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods