8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
4
Whittier
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tampa

1
night
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 31st (Wed), find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, then laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and then get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Orlando day trip planner .

Tampa to Orlando is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in August: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 87°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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: go for a walk through Central Park, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Whittier.

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
night
Whittier

Whittier ©
Whittier is an unincorporated community in Jackson and Swain counties in the western part of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): play a few rounds at Sequoyah National Golf Club.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Whittier online visit planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New York City to Whittier. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Whittier dip to 61°F. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Whittier

Outdoors Golf
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Sequoyah National Golf Club ©
Sequoyah National Golf Club

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