46 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

46 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA tour itinerary maker

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New York City
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
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Sarasota
— 4 nights
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Naples
— 4 nights
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Miami
— 5 nights
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Islamorada
— 4 nights
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Marathon
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 6 nights
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Head to Fifth Avenue and FAO Schwarzfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New York City planning tool.

Caracas, Venezuela to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Caracas to New York City due to the time zone difference. December in New York City sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 4 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center and National Gallery of Art. You'll explore and learn at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and National Portrait Gallery. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get lost in a book at Library of Congress, and admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip maker website.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Let the collections at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Timothy's Gallery capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stetson Mansion and Orlando International Premium Outlets. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Homosassa), Three Sisters Springs (in Crystal River) and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs). Have a day of magic on the 2nd (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. There's more to do: make an unforgettable trip to World of Disney and buy something for everyone on your list at The Florida Mall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando trip maker.

Getting from Washington DC to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, Orlando is much hotter than Washington DC - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. Museum-lovers will get to explore St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Augustine Wild Reserve and St. Augustine Distillery. Step out of St. Augustine to go to Fernandina Beach and see Fort Clinch State Park, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, steep yourself in history at Colonial Quarter, deepen your understanding at Flagler College, and make a trip to St. George Street.

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Traveling by car from Orlando to St. Augustine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, you will find days in St. Augustine are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sarasota.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Sarasota

— 4 nights
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Dali Museum and St. Petersburg Clay Company. Head to St. Armands Circle and Just/Becausefor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Sarasota: Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center (in Apollo Beach) and Punta Gorda (Fishermen's Village & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Ringling, browse the fresh offerings at Detwiler's Farm Market, kick back and relax at Siesta Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Myakka River State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarasota day trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Sarasota takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from St. Augustine in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Sarasota, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Sarasota

Shopping · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Naples

— 4 nights
Head to Miromar Outlets between Naples & Fort Myers and Fifth Avenue Southfor some retail therapy. Step off the beaten path and head to J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve. Take a break from Naples with a short trip to Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers, about 58 minutes away.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Naples trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sarasota to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Naples

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami

— 5 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shark Valley Visitor Center and Sawgrass Mills. Museum-lovers will get to explore Art Basel and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Rosemary Square (in West Palm Beach) and Cypress Outdoor Adventures (in Everglades Wildlife Management Area). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Aventura Mall, stop by Guayaba y Chocolate, wander the streets of Collins Avenue, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Road.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Miami online day trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Miami in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. January in Miami sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park. Head to Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery and Pasta Pantaleo Signature Galleryfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Zero Dress Code Boutique, view the masterpieces at Gallery Morada, explore the gorgeous colors at Alligator Reef Light House, and get a taste of the local shopping with Old Road Gallery.

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Getting from Miami to Islamorada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Islamorada are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Crane Point Museum & Nature Center and Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Turtle Hospital and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore Marathon's surroundings by going to Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Key Largo (Florida Keys Key Lime Products & John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, and snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge.

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You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Key West

— 6 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.
Shop till you drop at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery and Sunset Celebration. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Key West visit planner.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife