28 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

28 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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28 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Boston
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, walk around Boston Public Garden, and stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Boston online journey maker .

Sydney, Australia to Boston is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Boston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Marginal Way Walkway
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Provincetown side-trips: Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Coast Guard Beach (in Eastham). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach, and appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Provincetown itinerary site .

Getting from Boston to Provincetown by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. June in Provincetown sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Get out of town with these interesting Falmouth side-trips: Oak Bluffs (Flying Horses Carousel & Farm Neck Golf Club), Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Old King's Hwy) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, kick back and relax at Craigville Beach, steep yourself in history at Highfield Hall & Gardens, and visit a coastal fixture at Nobska Point Lighthouse.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Falmouth vacation builder website .

Drive from Provincetown to Falmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Falmouth, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Sandwich, Oak Bluffs, Craigville Beach, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

5
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: walk around Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Falmouth to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, New York City is a bit warmer than Falmouth - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

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

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.
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, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC driving holiday website .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and cool off at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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
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 Bahia Honda State Park in Big Pine Key (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Key West vacation maker site .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in July since evenings lows in Key West dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

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