18 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

18 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA planner

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Orlando
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Falmouth
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Orlando

— 2 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park and Cinderella Castle. Change things up with a short trip to Boat Tours & Water Sports in Kissimmee (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando day trip planner.

Newark to Orlando is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Orlando are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Washington DC

— 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Gettysburg National Cemetery and National Gallery of Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg Museum of History, Shriver House Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Washington DC online attractions planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cave of the Winds and Niagara Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Niagara Falls side-trips: Williamsville (Patriots and Heroes Park & Glen Falls) and Olcott Beach Carousel Park (in Olcott). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in July: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 81°F and lows are around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Falmouth.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Falmouth

— 3 nights
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Explore hidden gems such as Shining Sea Bikeway and Harding Beach. Explore Falmouth's surroundings by going to Skaket Beach (in Orleans), Mayflower Beach (in Dennis) and Cuffy's of Cape Cod (in West Dennis). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, enjoy the sea views from Nobska Point Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Chatham's Godfrey Windmill, and take in the views from Woods Hole Drawbridge.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Falmouth trip maker app.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Falmouth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Falmouth can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Falmouth

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Speed Boats Tours and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (in Hyde Park) and Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary (in New Paltz). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Traveling by flight from Falmouth to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Falmouth in July, with highs in New York City at 86°F and lows at 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips