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
Drive
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Falmouth
— 3 nights
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Newport
— 4 nights
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New York City
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Key West

— 2 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Truman Little White House and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take an unforgettable tour with Air Adventures Helicopter Tours, stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip maker.

New York City to Key West is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, Key West is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 90°F and lows of 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping

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.
Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery 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, examine the collection at International Spy Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial 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 4.5 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 fly to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Niagara Falls

— 3 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Popular historic sites such as Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica and Forest Lawn are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist.

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 3 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 fly to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Boston

— 4 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at The House of the Seven Gables and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House. Mount Auburn Cemetery and Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Concord (Walden Pond State Reservation, The Old Manse, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Louisburg Square, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and explore the galleries of Otis House.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boston road trip app.

Fly from Niagara Falls to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Boston sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Ogunquit

— 3 nights
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 Fort Preble. Museum-lovers will appreciate Wright Museum of WWII and Clark House Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Ogunquit side-trips: New Hampshire Boat Museum (in Wolfeboro), Maine Food for Thought Tours (in Portland) and Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth). There's more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ogunquit driving holiday site.

Getting from Boston to Ogunquit by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Boston in August since evenings lows in Ogunquit dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth

— 3 nights
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Appreciate the collections at Chatham Marconi Maritime Center and Salt Pond Visitor Center. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edward Gorey House and Highfield Hall & Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Falmouth: Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich), Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum (in Yarmouth Port) and Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises (in Barnstable). The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Nobska Point Lighthouse, stroll through Coast Guard Beach, and grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Falmouth trip planner.

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. Traveling from Ogunquit in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Falmouth, 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 · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newport

— 4 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Lizzie Borden House and Thames Glass. Your inner history buff will appreciate Crescent Park Looff Carousel and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford), Smith's Castle (in North Kingstown) and Fields Of Fire Adventure Park (in Mystic). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Newport Car Museum, contemplate the long history of John Hunt House, relax in the rural setting at Casey Farm, and admire all the interesting features of Cliff Walk.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport vacation planner.

Getting from Falmouth to Newport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

New York City

— 6 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City vacation tool.

Getting from Newport to New York City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums