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: Atlanta
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Miami Beach
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

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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 1st (Mon): take a stroll through Times Square, then examine the collection at New York Public Library, and then make a trip to 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and then make a trip to Empire State Building.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary planner.

Atlanta to New York City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in April, with highs in New York City at 61°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Tours, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and finally take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Miami Beach tour planner .

Fly from New York City to Miami Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in Miami Beach at 85°F and lows at 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pigeon Key Foundation, and finally admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip planner .

Drive from Miami Beach to Marathon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. April in Marathon sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, shop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then don't miss a visit to Truman Little White House, and finally view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Key West trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Key West are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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