15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: New York City
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New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Miami
— 3 nights
5
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
End: New York City

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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 St. Paul's Chapel are in your itinerary. Head to Fifth Avenue and FAO Schwarzfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New York City. In June in New York City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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Orleans

Orleans ©
Orleans is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, which is co-extensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get answers to all your questions at Salt Pond Visitor Center and then kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at First Encounter Beach, then kick back and relax at Coast Guard Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nauset Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Orleans tour itinerary planner.

Drive from New York City to Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Orleans to be a bit cooler, temps between 72°F and 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Orleans

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach

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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 2nd (Tue), make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Animal Kingdom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Orleans to Orlando. In July, Orlando is somewhat warmer than Orleans - with highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Head to Lincoln Road and Aventura Mallfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Valley and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Change things up with a short trip to Anhinga Trail in Everglades National Park (about 1h 05 min away). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Village of Merrick Park, and take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Miami tour itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Aventura Mall, Village of Merrick Park
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. On the 7th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, stop by Out of the Blue Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Big Pine Key trip tool .

Getting from Miami to Big Pine Key by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July in Big Pine Key, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Cemetery. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, shop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, get interesting insight from Tours, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Key West day trip site .

Traveling by bus from Big Pine Key to Key West takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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