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: Birmingham
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
4
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Birmingham

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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 1st (Sat), get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary site .

Birmingham to Washington DC is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 77°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Tiles For America are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fifth Avenue and Times Square. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and make a trip to Central Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Niagara Falls to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

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

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, stop by Uva Wine Shop & Bar, then take in the exciting artwork at KEPart Studio-Gallery, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): get interesting insight from Tours, view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Key West road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Key West to be somewhat warmer, temps between 88°F and 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Sun), kick back and relax at South Beach, take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, then explore and take pictures at Lincoln Road, and finally take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Miami Beach visit planning website .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Miami Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Miami Beach can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

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