31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, Fly to Boston
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Boston
— 1 night
Fly
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New York City
— 5 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly
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Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marco Island
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
Bus
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Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive
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Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive
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Marathon
— 1 night
Drive
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Key West
— 5 nights
Fly

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Boston

— 1 night

Beantown

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): engage your brain at Museum of Science and then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at King's Chapel, and finally stroll around Boston Common.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary planning website.

Brussels, Belgium to Boston is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

New York City

— 5 nights

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Washington DC

— 5 nights
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Washington DC itinerary planner.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
When in Charleston, make a side trip to see The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw, approximately Awendaw away. There's much more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, get engrossed in the history at Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, take in nature's colorful creations at Battery & White Point Gardens, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Charleston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Washington DC in May since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Orlando

— 4 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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 16th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort and get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Charleston in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Marco Island

— 2 nights
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): stroll around Frank E. Mackle Park and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery and then kick back and relax at Keewaydin Island.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marco Island online attractions planner.

Drive from Orlando to Marco Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Marco Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Marco Island

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Everglades National Park

— 2 nights

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Slough Slog and then appreciate the views at Shark Valley Visitor Center. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Pa-hay-okee Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pineland Trail, then trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Everglades National Park holiday builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Marco Island to Everglades National Park. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Everglades National Park when traveling from Marco Island in May, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Key Largo.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Key Largo

— 1 night

Diving Capital of the World

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 24th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, then take a tour of African Queen Canal Cruise, then take a tour by water with Florida Keys Flats Fishing, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Key Largo online travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Everglades National Park to Key Largo takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Everglades National Park in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Key Largo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Islamorada

— 1 night

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get outside with Takedown Charters, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Florida Keys Brewing Company, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Islamorada travel route planner.

Islamorada is very close to Key Largo. In May in Islamorada, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Tours

Marathon

— 1 night

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 26th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park.

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Drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Key West

— 5 nights

Conch Republic

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 wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, and get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Key West online holiday planner.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping