9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Washington DC. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

4
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and make a trip to Times Square.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City route planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in New York City are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, and try out the rides at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Orlando at 77°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
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

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