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: Boston
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Eastham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Falmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
4
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Boston

3
nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cape Cod National Seashore and Coast Guard Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Eastham side-trips: Corn Hill Beach (in Truro) and Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum & Long Point). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nauset Light Beach, get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center, and deepen your understanding at Chatham Marconi Maritime Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Eastham trip itinerary maker website .

Boston to Eastham is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. July in Eastham sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Eastham

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Cape Cod National Seashore, Marconi Beach, Nauset Beach
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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. Bring the kids along to Sandwich Glass Museum and Flying Horses Carousel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Falmouth: Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay), Plymouth (Brewster Gardens, Plymouth Rock, & more) and Sandwich (Hoxie House, Sandy Neck Beach, & more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Silver Beach, browse the exhibits of Cape Cod Children's Museum, admire the natural beauty at Spohr Gardens, and enjoy the sand and surf at Craigville Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Falmouth trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Eastham to Falmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Sandwich, Plymouth, Flying Horses Carousel, Cape Cod Canal, Craigville Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Cape Cod Children's Museum ©
Cape Cod Children's Museum

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Museum of Fine Arts and Boston Public Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (in Loudon) and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House (in Concord). There's still lots to do: get curious at Museum of Science, get a sense of history and politics at Old State House, pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial, and stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Falmouth to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Boston are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Marginal Way Walkway, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Rusty Wallace Racing Experience
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Children's Museum ©
Boston Children's Museum
Museum of Science ©
Museum of Science

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. Change things up with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read New York City journey planner .

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Boston in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

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.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, ponder the world of politics at White House, admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC journey builder site .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring ©
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, try out the rides at Discovery Cove, and make a trip to Cinderella Castle.

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Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August in Orlando, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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