36 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

36 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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36 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  26​h
1
Orlando
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Siesta Key
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Clearwater
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Boston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Wellfleet
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Orlando to DeLand to see Stetson Mansion about 1 hour away. Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 24th (Mon) at Magic Kingdom Park. There's much more to do: try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, and find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Orlando journey planner.

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. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

3
nights
Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
We've included these beaches for you: Siesta Beach and Bean Point. Get out of town with these interesting Siesta Key side-trips: Stump Pass Beach State Park (in Englewood) and Venice Beach (in Venice). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Crescent Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Beach, and stroll the grounds of Sarasota National Cemetery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Siesta Key day trip site .

You can drive from Orlando to Siesta Key in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Siesta Key sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Stump Pass Beach State Park, Bean Point, Sarasota National Cemetery, Venice Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sarasota National Cemetery ©
Sarasota National Cemetery
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Bean Point ©
Bean Point

4
nights
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
We've included these beaches for you: Clearwater Beach and Saint Pete Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clearwater: Spa Beach Park (in St. Petersburg), Madeira Beach (John's Pass Village and Boardwalk & Madeira Beach) and Sunset Beach (in Tarpon Springs). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Caladesi Island State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Redington Shores Beach Access, and don't miss a visit to Philippe Park.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Clearwater online trip maker .

Drive from Siesta Key to Clearwater in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Clearwater can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Madeira Beach, Sunset Beach, Philippe Park, Caladesi Island State Park, Saint Pete Beach
Highlights from your plan
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Philippe Park ©
Philippe Park
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

1
night
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 3rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, and then stop by Out of the Blue Gallery.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Big Pine Key travel planner.

Getting from Clearwater to Big Pine Key by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In January, Big Pine Key is somewhat warmer than Clearwater - with highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sombrero Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

3
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.
Relax by the water at South Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park, enjoy the sea views from Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crandon Park Beach, and make a trip to Collins Avenue.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Miami Beach online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Big Pine Key to Miami Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and tram; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Key Biscayne, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Washington National Cathedral and National Gallery of Art. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tomb of the Unknowns and Georgetown University. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, tram, flight, and train; or drive. In January, Washington DC is much colder than Miami Beach - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Baltimore, 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

4
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.
Do your shopping at Brookline Booksmith and Newbury Street. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mount Auburn Cemetery and Museum of Fine Arts. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Walden Pond State Reservation (in Concord) and Crane Beach (in Ipswich). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Nantasket Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, explore and take pictures at USS Constitution, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston online trip planner .

Getting from Washington DC to Boston by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In January, Boston is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Walden Pond State Reservation, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Crane Beach, Brookline Booksmith, Nantasket Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nantasket Beach ©
Nantasket Beach
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

2
nights
Wellfleet

Wellfleet ©
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Salt Pond Visitor Center and then kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Marconi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nauset Beach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Transfiguration.

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You can drive from Boston to Wellfleet in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daytime highs in Wellfleet are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Orleans, Cape Cod National Seashore, Salt Pond Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Marconi Beach ©
Marconi 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.
Get some cultural insight at Fifth Avenue and 9/11 Memorial. Do your shopping at Shopping Girlfriend NYC and Tiffany & Co.. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and go for a walk through Times Square.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip site .

Traveling by car from Wellfleet to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and train; or take a bus. In January in New York City, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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