20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + shuttle:  26​h
1
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  5​h 30​min
4
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Key Largo

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Grecian Rocks. Venture out of the city with trips to Islamorada (Parasailing & Paragliding & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and explore the gorgeous colors at Spiegel Grove.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read our Key Largo driving holiday site .

Sydney, Australia to Key Largo is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Key Largo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Key Largo hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Islamorada
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. You'll explore and learn at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Step out of Key West with an excursion to National Key Deer Refuge in Big Pine Key--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, cast your line with a fishing tour, get a taste of the local shopping with KEPart Studio-Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Key West route builder website .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Key West are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

National Key Deer Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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.
National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, contemplate the long history of Georgetown University, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Jackson River.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip tool .

Fly from Key West to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Washington DC, with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Jackson River
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

2
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.
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Cape Cod National Seashore and Corn Hill Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Provincetown: Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Eastham (Salt Pond Visitor Center & Nauset Light Beach). There's more to do: stroll through Long Point.

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You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Washington DC to Provincetown in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get a bit cooler in Provincetown: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastham, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, Corn Hill Beach, 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fifth Avenue and 9/11 Memorial. Get some historical perspective at Ellis Island and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City vacation planner.

Fly from Provincetown to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Provincetown in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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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