6 days in Washington DC & Florida Itinerary

6 days in Washington DC & Florida Itinerary

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6 days in Washington DC & Florida Itinerary

Start: Paderborn
Fly:  21​h 30​min
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Orlando
— 1 day
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Paderborn

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night
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.
On the 19th (Tue), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Washington DC travel planning site .

Paderborn, Germany to Washington DC is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Paderborn to Washington DC, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paderborn in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

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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 21st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in February, things will get much warmer in Key West: highs are around 30°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

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

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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.
On the 22nd (Fri), make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Orlando tour itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Key West to Orlando in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Key West in February, Orlando is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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