54 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

54 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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54 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Miami Beach
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Portland
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Eastham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Falmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Boston
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
9
New York City
— 8 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Rochester
— 5 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  11​h
End: Edmonton

5
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.
Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Orlando attractions tool .

Edmonton, Canada to Orlando is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Edmonton to Orlando. Traveling from Edmonton in September, expect Orlando to be much warmer, temps between 37°C and 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

4
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.
Art Deco Historic District and Collins Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Stranahan House. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami Beach: Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA) (in Dania Beach) and Museum of Discovery and Science (in Fort Lauderdale). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Lincoln Road, wander the streets of Calle Ocho, admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Tours, and explore the world behind art at Lowe Art Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Miami Beach trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Orlando to Miami Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Miami Beach can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), Lowe Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

5
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.
Let the collections at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Firehouse Museum capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Truman Little White House and 7 Artists & Friends. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, and contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Key West holiday planner.

Getting from Miami Beach to Key West by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Key West, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and Rock Creek Cemetery. National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Key West to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Key West in September; daily highs in Washington DC reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Arlington, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

6
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Marginal Way Walkway and Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. Let the collections at Portland Head Light and Owls Head Transportation Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to The Wilson Memorial Chapel (in East Boothbay), Cellardoor Winery (in Lincolnville) and Wright Museum of WWII (in Wolfeboro). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Colby College Museum of Art, take a stroll through Diamond Cove, admire the majestic nature at Popham Beach State Park, and see the interesting displays at Maine Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Portland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in September, with highs in Portland at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Eastham.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tree Spirits, Maine Maritime Museum, Owls Head Transportation Museum, The Wilson Memorial Chapel, Popham Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

3
nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chatham Marconi Maritime Center and Captain Penniman House. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nauset Beach, and get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Eastham trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Eastham takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Eastham when traveling from Portland in October, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Eastham

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Marconi Beach, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Salt Pond Visitor Center ©
Salt Pond Visitor Center
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore

4
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edward Gorey House and Plymouth Rock. Museum-lovers will appreciate Heritage Museums & Gardens and Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Plimoth Plantation (in Plymouth), Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum (in Yarmouth Port) and Corporation Beach (in Dennis). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Sandwich Glass Museum, kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach, learn about winemaking at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, and explore the world behind art at Highfield Hall & Gardens.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Falmouth trip planner .

Drive from Eastham to Falmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. October in Falmouth sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Falmouth

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yarmouth Port, Provincetown, Plymouth, Sandwich, Corporation Beach
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Fine Arts and Mount Auburn Cemetery. Appreciate the collections at Orchard House and The House of the Seven Gables. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Peabody Essex Museum (in Salem), Concord (Concord Museum, The Old Manse, & more) and Museum of Russian Icons (in Clinton). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, steep yourself in history at St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, explore the galleries of Otis House, and take a stroll through Newbury Street.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Boston holiday planner .

You can drive from Falmouth to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Concord, Salem, Cambridge, Museum of Russian Icons
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

8
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Times Square and American Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, go for a walk through Central Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Boston in October, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rochester.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

5
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Our Lady of Victory Basilica and Abbey of the Genesee. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. and Seward House Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rochester: Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard (in Dundee), Cave of the Winds (in Niagara Falls) and Boundary Breaks Winery (in Lodi). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass, learn about winemaking at Deer Run Winery, and explore the world behind art at Genesee Country Village & Museum.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rochester trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Rochester takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Rochester hover around 20°C and lows are around 8°C. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Deer Run Winery, Seward House Museum, Abbey of the Genesee, Cave of the Winds, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass

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