5 days in New York City & Florida Itinerary

5 days in New York City & Florida Itinerary

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5 days in New York City & Florida Itinerary

Start: Newark
train:  30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
2
Key West
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Newark

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
day
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 18th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West tour builder site .

Getting from New York City to Key West by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Key West reach 88°F and lows reach 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Wildlife Shopping
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Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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