5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  6​h
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Lexington

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

Lexington to New York City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; 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 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Times Square ©
Times Square
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Key West

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Fort Zachary Taylor and Bahia Honda State Park. Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Key West at 79°F and lows at 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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