22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
5
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Key Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h
End: Brussels

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Trinity Church are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, get a sense of history and politics at New York City Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Brussels to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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.
On the 5th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Georgetown University, and finally admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Washington DC travel route builder website .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Arlington
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Center for Birds of Prey, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then steep yourself in history at Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Charleston

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, The Center for Birds of Prey
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Center for Birds of Prey ©
The Center for Birds of Prey
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
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.
Have a day of magic on the 9th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 11th (Thu) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Orlando takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens and Truman Little White House. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, look for all kinds of wild species at Vandenberg Wreck, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Key West travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Orlando to Key West by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Orlando in July, with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marathon: National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Cudjoe Key). The adventure continues: get advice or help at Pigeon Key Foundation, identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, and explore the gorgeous colors at Sombrero Reef.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon road trip site .

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, National Key Deer Refuge
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National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

3
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Islamorada). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, explore the gorgeous colors at Spiegel Grove, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Key Largo Baptist Church.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in July, Key Largo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Anhinga Trail, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Barnacle State Historic Site, then take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and finally enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Key Largo to Miami in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Miami sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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