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: Lubbock
Fly:  7​h
1
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
+4
bus + Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  7​h 45​min
2
Provincetown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Falmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
6
Pensacola Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Lubbock

3
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 28th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Freedom Tower. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover Beach Park, then browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally kick back and relax at South Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Miami Beach, use our trip itinerary maker.

Lubbock to Miami Beach is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, tram, and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Lubbock in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 74°F in Miami Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami, Hollywood Beach, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park

4
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.
Relax by the water at Cape Cod National Seashore and Coast Guard Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Wood End Lighthouse. When in Provincetown, make a side trip to see Nauset Beach in Orleans, approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Point, get lost in a book at Provincetown Public Library, and stroll through Marconi Beach.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Provincetown day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, tram, flight, and ferry from Miami Beach to Provincetown takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Miami Beach in May; daily highs in Provincetown reach 64°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Cod National Seashore, Marconi Beach, Nauset Beach, Coast Guard Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach

4
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Visit Edward Gorey House and Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum for their historical value. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Gray's Beach and Old Silver Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Hoxie House), Craigville Beach (in Centerville) and Misquamicut State Beach (in Misquamicut). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Corporation Beach, get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob).

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Falmouth trip planning site .

You can drive from Provincetown to Falmouth in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Falmouth sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yarmouth Port, Sandwich, Misquamicut State Beach, Corporation Beach, Craigville Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

7
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 9/11 Memorial. Gateway National Recreation and The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Falmouth to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Falmouth in June, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 80°F and 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

4
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 some cultural insight at Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns. Visit Arlington National Cemetery and Georgetown University for their historical value. There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get to know the fascinating history of National Mall, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. June in Washington DC sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 68°F at night. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
nights
Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Relax by the water at Navarre Beach and Pensacola Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pensacola Beach: Okaloosa Island (in Fort Walton Beach) and Santa Rosa Beach (in Santa Rosa Beach). It doesn't end there: stroll through Gulf Islands National Seashore - Florida District and take a leisurely stroll along Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pensacola Beach trip builder site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Pensacola Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Pensacola Beach is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 74°F in Pensacola Beach. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Navarre Beach, Okaloosa Island, Santa Rosa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach

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