21 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

21 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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21 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  15​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Key Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Eastham
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Riyadh

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Washington DC is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Riyadh to Washington DC. Traveling from Riyadh in May, expect Washington DC to be much colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Cemetery. You'll explore and learn at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Truman Little White House. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, cast your line with a fishing tour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Key West online visit planner .

Getting from Washington DC to Key West by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, Key West is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

3
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Visit Bahia Honda State Park and Sunset Park Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Sombrero Beach and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center will get you outdoors. Explore Marathon's surroundings by going to Big Pine Key (National Key Deer Refuge & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Pigeon Key Foundation and see the vivid underwater world at Sombrero Reef.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Marathon tour itinerary app .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May in Marathon, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation

3
nights
Key Largo

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Spiegel Grove. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Key Largo: Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Islamorada (Fishing Charters & Tours & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, see the vivid underwater world at Grecian Rocks, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Justin Martyr Catholic Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Key Largo trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Marathon in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Key Largo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Islamorada, Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): deepen your understanding at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally wander the streets of Lincoln Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then take in the local highlights with Art Deco Tours, and then kick back and relax at 12th Street Beach.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Miami online travel route planner .

Drive from Key Largo to Miami in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Miami are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

3
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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Times Square, go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

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

Traveling by flight from Miami to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Miami in June, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Eastham.

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 ©

1
night
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Salt Pond Visitor Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Cod National Seashore. On the next day, kick back and relax at Coast Guard Beach, then browse the exhibits of Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nauset Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Eastham attractions site .

Drive from New York City to Eastham in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, Eastham is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eastham

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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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