32 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

32 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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32 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  26​h
1
Orlando
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Coral Gables
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 8 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

7
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.
Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 25th (Tue) at Magic Kingdom Park. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld Orlando, look for gifts at The LEGO Store, and make a splash at Discovery Cove.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Orlando road trip tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Orlando is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Orlando is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Orlando, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Coral Gables.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
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
Coral Gables

Coral Gables ©
Coral Gables, officially the City of Coral Gables, is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, located southwest of Downtown Miami. Take a break from Coral Gables with a short trip to Shark Valley in Everglades National Park, about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, and enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Coral Gables, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight, tram, and train from Orlando to Coral Gables in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Coral Gables

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Miami, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

4
nights
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.
Key West is known for museums, adventure, nightlife, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, steep yourself in history at Fort Zachary Taylor, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip planner .

Do a combination of train, tram, and flight from Coral Gables to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Coral Gables in January, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Washington DC takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in January, things will get cooler in Washington DC: highs are around 8°C and lows about -1°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

8
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: don't miss a visit to Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Washington DC in January since evenings lows in New York City dip to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
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.
Boston is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, get some jogging in at Charles River Esplanade, and stop by Brookline Booksmith.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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