36 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Washington DC
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Orlando
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Key Largo
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Islamorada
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Marathon
— 3 nights
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Key West
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Everglades National Park
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Miami
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West Palm Beach
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New York City
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Washington DC — 2 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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, get advice or help at Library of Congress, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

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Boston to Washington DC is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Boston in January: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 44°F and lows are around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando — 5 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Have a day of magic on the 18th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 19th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. James Catholic Cathedral.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Orlando day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in January: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 71°F and lows are around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Key Largo.
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Key Largo — 3 nights

Diving Capital of the World

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.
Key Largo is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiegel Grove, cast your line with Florida Keys Flats Fishing, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Justin Martyr Catholic Church.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Key Largo itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Orlando to Key Largo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in January since evenings lows in Key Largo dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Islamorada.
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Islamorada — 3 nights

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Islamorada is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park, look for gifts at Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Indian Key State Historic Site, and see the interesting displays at Florida Keys History & Discovery Center.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Islamorada day trip planning tool.

Islamorada is just a short distance from Key Largo. In January, daily temperatures in Islamorada can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marathon.
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Marathon — 3 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: Everglades National Park (in Florida City) and SpaTerre at Little Palm Island Resort (in Little Torch Key). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, browse the exhibits of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park, and stroll through Sombrero Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in January, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Key West.
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Key West — 5 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.
Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion Inn, and take in the waterfront at Mallory Square.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Key West tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Everglades National Park.
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Everglades National Park — 3 nights

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey.
Everglades National Park is known for wildlife, trails, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail, steep yourself in history at Nike Missile Site HM-69, stroll through 99 Mile Wilderness Waterway, and explore the activities along Slough Slog.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Everglades National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Everglades National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February in Everglades National Park, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.
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Miami — 3 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Take a break from Miami with a short trip to Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA) in Dania Beach, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and see what you can catch with Miami Peacock Adventures - Day Tours.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Miami tour planning app.

Explore your travel options from Everglades National Park to Miami with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in February, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to West Palm Beach.
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West Palm Beach — 2 nights

Orchid City

With a warm climate and sandy stretches, it's no surprise that West Palm Beach is a popular vacation spot.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): wander the streets of Worth Avenue, get engrossed in the history at Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, then explore the world behind art at The Society of the Four Arts, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Loggerhead Marinelife Center, then identify plant and animal life at Panther Ridge Conservation Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wakodahatchee Wetlands.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the West Palm Beach travel planner.

Traveling by car from Miami to West Palm Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daily temperatures in West Palm Beach can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to fly to New York City.
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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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, and visit Times Square.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Getting from West Palm Beach to New York City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from West Palm Beach in February: high temperatures in New York City hover around 46°F and lows are around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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