15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA planner

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Bus to Dublin, Fly to Falmouth
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Falmouth
— 1 night
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Eastham
— 3 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Falmouth

— 1 night
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. On the 15th (Sun), examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Craigville Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Silver Beach. On your second day here, see majestic marine mammals with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, enjoy the sand and surf at Corporation Beach, and then stroll through Gray's Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Falmouth trip builder tool.

Belfast, UK to Falmouth is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Belfast to Falmouth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in August, things will get a bit warmer in Falmouth: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Eastham.

Things to do in Falmouth

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Eastham

— 3 nights
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Relax by the water at Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Light Beach. Get in touch with nature at Nauset Beach and Chatham Lighthouse Beach. When in Eastham, make a side trip to see Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge in Chatham, approximately Chatham away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coast Guard Beach, admire the majestic nature at Nickerson State Park, admire the masterpieces at Atwood Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center.

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Getting from Falmouth to Eastham by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Eastham

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Great Neck Steppingstone Park in Great Neck--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Eastham to New York City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Eastham in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, hike along Devil's Hole State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail, and finally admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then head off the coast to Three Sisters Island, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Niagara Falls when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 2 nights
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 25th (Wed), ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel planning tool.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, expect Washington DC to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Key West

— 3 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at National Key Deer Refuge, then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Calusa Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Western Dry Rocks, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Washington DC to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 32°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip