26 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

26 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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26 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  3​h
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
7
Boston
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
8
Sandwich
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
End: Boston

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC route planning website .

Boston to Washington DC is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Boston - with highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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.
Pack the 10th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 12th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort and find something for the whole family at Magic Kingdom Park.

To see ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 88°F and lows about 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley & Gumbo Limbo Trail) and JP Outfitters Inc. (in Hollywood). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Miami trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Miami are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, JP Outfitters Inc.
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Spiegel Grove.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip planner.

Drive from Miami to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Key Largo sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to National Key Deer Refuge in Big Pine Key (about 50 minutes away). Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Key West sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

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 ©

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore and take pictures at The High Line, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Key West in May, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in New York City: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
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.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Wright's Dairy Farm and Bakery (in North Smithfield) and Orchard House (in Concord). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Boston online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, Boston is slightly colder at night with lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Wright's Dairy Farm and Bakery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

1
night
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sandwich trip tool .

Take a bus from Boston to Sandwich in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Sandwich sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Shining Sea Bikeway, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Cape Cod Canal ©
Cape Cod Canal

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