24 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

24 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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24 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 22nd (Sat), take a stroll through Espanola Way. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, then take a stroll through Ocean Drive, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Miami Beach trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Miami Beach is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Johannesburg to Miami Beach, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Miami Beach, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Miami
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Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and BOXELDER (in Sanford). Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's more to do: try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Orlando in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Miami Beach in December since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Boxelder, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

5
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.
Washington National Cathedral and Gettysburg National Military Park will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Change things up with a short trip to Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides in Gettysburg (about 1h 45 min away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get engrossed in the history at Newseum, and get to know the fascinating history of National Mall.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in December, things will get cooler in Washington DC: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Fine Arts and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House. You'll explore and learn at Heritage Museums & Gardens and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Walden Pond State Reservation (in Concord), Mayflower II (in Plymouth) and Sandwich Glass Museum (in Sandwich). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, and admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in January: high temperatures in Boston hover around 3°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Concord, Sandwich, Mayflower II, Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Appreciate the collections at American Museum of Natural History and The Museum of Modern Art. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

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