31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Key West
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Ogunquit
— 3 nights
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Falmouth
— 3 nights
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Newport
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Truman Little White House and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Alan S. Maltz Gallery. And it doesn't end there: see the world from above with Air Adventures Helicopter Tours, get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Key West travel route builder.

New York City to Key West is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in August: high temperatures in Key West hover around 90°F and lows are around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

5
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and The National Archives Museum. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, and examine the collection at International Spy Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip site.

You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Key West in August, Washington DC is a bit cooler at night with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Arlington
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

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Popular historic sites such as Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica and Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House are in your itinerary. Step out of Niagara Falls to go to Buffalo and see Forest Lawn, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and Head underground at Cave of the Winds.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in August, with highs in Niagara Falls at 80°F and lows at 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Buffalo, Youngstown, Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Forest Lawn ©
Forest Lawn
Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site ©
Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site

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.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Fine Arts and The House of the Seven Gables. Mount Auburn Cemetery and Otis House will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Boston to go to Concord and see Walden Pond State Reservation, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, get engrossed in the history at The Paul Revere House, don't miss a visit to Louisburg Square, and get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston trip planner.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Boston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Boston are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Concord, Cambridge, The House of the Seven Gables
Highlights from your plan
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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nights
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Marginal Way Walkway and Nubble Lighthouse. Museum-lovers will appreciate Wright Museum of WWII and New Hampshire Boat Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Ogunquit side-trips: Fort Preble (in South Portland), Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth) and Clark House Museum (in Wolfeboro). Next up on the itinerary: let your taste buds guide you at Maine Food for Thought Tours and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip builder.

Traveling by car from Boston to Ogunquit takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Ogunquit, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Wolfeboro, Nubble Lighthouse, Fort Preble, Maine Food for Thought Tours, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Wright Museum of WWII ©
Wright Museum of WWII

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Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Appreciate the collections at Highfield Hall & Gardens and Edward Gorey House. Your inner history buff will appreciate Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum and Nobska Point Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Falmouth: Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises (in Barnstable), Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich) and Eastham (Coast Guard Beach & Salt Pond Visitor Center). It doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Chatham Marconi Maritime Center and stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Falmouth holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Falmouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Falmouth when traveling from Ogunquit in August, with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Falmouth

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Yarmouth Port, Eastham, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, Heritage Museums & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Newport Car Museum and Lizzie Borden House. Your inner history buff will appreciate Crescent Park Looff Carousel and Cliff Walk. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford), Fields Of Fire Adventure Park (in Mystic) and Smith's Castle (in North Kingstown). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Fish'n Tales Adventures, contemplate the long history of John Hunt House, get a tailor-made plan with Newport Helicopter Tours, and get a taste of the local shopping with Thames Glass.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Newport day trip planning site.

You can drive from Falmouth to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

North Kingstown, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Crescent Park Looff Carousel, Fields Of Fire Adventure Park, John Hunt House
Highlights from your plan
Newport Car Museum ©
Newport Car Museum
Lizzie Borden House
Lizzie Borden House
New Bedford Whaling Museum ©
New Bedford Whaling Museum

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ellis Island and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, walk around Central Park, 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 more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planning website.

Drive from Newport to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Newport in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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