33 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

33 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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33 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Houston
+3
Fly + bus + foot + ferry:  8​h 30​min
1
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Orlando
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Key Largo
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Marathon
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Houston

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.
Get some cultural insight at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Visit Cape Cod National Seashore and Race Point Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Provincetown to go to Gloucester and see Dolphin & Whale Watching, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach, view the masterpieces at Cortile Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Commercial Street.

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Houston to Provincetown is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Provincetown. Traveling from Houston in July, expect Provincetown to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Cod National Seashore, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Fifth Avenue and Ellis Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays), Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take a stroll through Times Square.

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Traveling by flight from Provincetown to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Provincetown in July, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 86°F and lows about 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Ocean Grove Beach, Ponquogue Beach
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

4
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.
Visit Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery for their historical value. Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Bloomery Plantation Distillery (in Charles Town). Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington, Horseshoe Casino, Old Town
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
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

5
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.
Attractions like Discovery Cove and Disney's Animal Kingdom make great kid-friendly stops. Have a day of magic on the 30th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 29th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando online trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

4
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fishing Charters & Tours and Anhinga Trail. Shop till you drop at Lobster Trap Art Gallery and The Rain Barrel Artisan Village. Venture out of the city with trips to Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room (in Islamorada) and Coral Castle (in Homestead). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Spiegel Grove, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo road trip site .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Key Largo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Key Largo sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Islamorada, Coral Castle, Anhinga Trail
Highlights from your plan
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Take a break from the city and head to Bahia Honda State Park and The Turtle Hospital. Attractions like Pigeon Key Foundation and Sombrero Reef make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Indian Key State Historic Site in Islamorada (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Marathon, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 80°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Indian Key State Historic Site, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alan S. Maltz Gallery and The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. Get outdoors at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion, and take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West travel planner .

Getting from Marathon to Key West by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Key West, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 81°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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