5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  8​h 30​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City road trip planning website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in March, and nighttime lows around 35°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

2
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.
On the 13th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New York City in March, things will get warmer in Key West: highs are around 79°F and lows about 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches
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The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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night
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 14th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marathon online holiday planner .

Getting from Key West to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Marathon, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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