20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  18​h
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Miami
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at White House, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary website .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Washington DC is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. While traveling from Kuwait City, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, Orlando is much hotter than Washington DC - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Osceola panthers, & more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Miami tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Orlando in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Miami. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Art Deco Historic District, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Island Dolphin Care, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Key Largo online route planner .

You can drive from Miami to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Key Largo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©

2
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 18th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at National Key Deer Refuge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Pigeon Key Foundation and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Key Largo in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Marathon. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge

2
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.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Key West, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and 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: go for a walk through Central Park, walk around The High Line, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Key West in February; daily highs in New York City reach 9°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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

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