27 days in Florida, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

27 days in Florida, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

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27 days in Florida, Washington DC & New York City Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  12​h
1
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Miami
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Islamorada
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Zurich

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 1st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 4th (Thu) at Magic Kingdom Park. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Orlando is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Zurich to Orlando, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 38°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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

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 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and finally walk around Lincoln Road. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

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Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

3
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Islamorada is known for wildlife, adventure, museums, beaches, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Island Dolphin Care, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Florida Keys Brewing Company, and identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Islamorada road trip planning site .

You can drive from Miami to Islamorada in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Islamorada sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, then identify plant and animal life at Pigeon Key Foundation, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach.

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Getting from Islamorada to Marathon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Big Pine Key
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 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.
Key West is known for adventure, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, meet the residents at Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West road trip planning app .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

5
nights
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.
When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Underground Railroad Experience Trail Hikes in Sandy Spring, approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Key West to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Key West in July, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, St Camillus Church, Underground Railroad Experience Trail Hikes
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

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You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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