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: Sydney
Fly:  27​h
1
Key West
— 4 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Big Pine Key
— 2 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Everglades National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
4
Miami Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Siesta Key
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Mel Fisher Maritime Museum. Get outdoors at Fort Zachary Taylor and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Spend the 3rd (Thu) airborne with a parasailing or paragliding tour. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and contemplate the long history of Oldest House & Garden Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Key West trip itinerary site .

Sydney, Australia to Key West is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Key West. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect nights in Key West to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
nights
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Big Pine Key vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Key West to Big Pine Key takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Big Pine Key are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marathon
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

3
nights
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Step out of the city life by going to Shark Valley and Slough Slog. Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Everglades National Park. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Anhinga Trail and trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Everglades National Park travel route planner .

Take a bus from Big Pine Key to Everglades National Park in 4.5 hours. In January in Everglades National Park, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Everglades National Park
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

4
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get in touch with nature at South Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami Beach: Aventura Mall (in Aventura) and Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park, make a trip to Bayside Marketplace, and take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Miami Beach trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Everglades National Park to Miami Beach takes 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Miami Beach when traveling from Everglades National Park in January, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haulover Beach Park, Aventura Mall, Hollywood Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Bayside Marketplace
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

2
nights
Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
On the 14th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Siesta Beach. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Turtle Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crescent Beach.

Plan a Siesta Key trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Miami Beach to Siesta Key in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Miami Beach in January, with highs in Siesta Key at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sarasota National Cemetery, Venice Beach
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Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Art and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. National Air and Space Museum and Tomb of the Unknowns are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Siesta Key to Washington DC in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Siesta Key in January, with highs in Washington DC at 8°C and lows at -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fifth Avenue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. Step out of New York City to go to Sandy Hook and see Gateway National Recreation, which is approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Times Square, examine the collection at New York Public Library, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City travel planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in New York City, with lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
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

3
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Visit Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach for some beach relaxation. Visit Wood End Lighthouse and Church of the Transfiguration for their historical value. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Long Point, stroll through Race Point Beach, and get lost in a book at Provincetown Public Library.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Provincetown tour planner.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from New York City to Provincetown in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Orleans, Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Long Point ©
Long Point

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