31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Train:  30 min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
2
Boston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Charleston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Key West
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Fly + Subway:  4 h 15 min
9
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
End: Newark

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, steep yourself in history at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary maker tool.

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mount Auburn Cemetery and Nubble Lighthouse. Change things up with a short trip to Marginal Way Walkway in Ogunquit (about 1h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square, explore the different monuments and memorials at Copp's Hill Burying Ground, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Boston, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Concord, Cambridge, Marginal Way Walkway, Buckman Tavern, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

3
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Get some historical perspective at Edward Gorey House and Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Falmouth: Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Hoxie House), Winslow Crocker House (in Yarmouth Port) and Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Nobska Point Lighthouse, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Hill Rural Historic District, steep yourself in history at Captain Penniman House, and admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens.

Start your trip to Falmouth by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Boston to Falmouth in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Falmouth, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Falmouth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Yarmouth Port, Eastham, Sandwich, Lizzie Borden House
Highlights from your plan
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum ©
Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Visit Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens for their historical value. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, don't miss a visit to Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, and take in nature's colorful creations at Middleton Place.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston route planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Falmouth to Charleston takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Falmouth in May: high temperatures in Charleston hover around 81°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine
Highlights from your plan
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Aiken-Rhett House ©
Aiken-Rhett House
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then contemplate the long history of Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, then admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah online travel route planner.

Drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Savannah, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Waterskiing & Jetskiing, The Church of the Cross
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hills & Dales Estate and Monastery of the Holy Spirit. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Atlanta: St. Joseph's Catholic Church (in Macon) and Little White House (in Warm Springs). The adventure continues: stop by The Escape Game Atlanta, appreciate the extensive heritage of Silver Comet Trail, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Atlanta online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Savannah to Atlanta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In May in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Hills & Dales Estate, Monastery of the Holy Spirit, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Silver Comet Trail, Little White House
Highlights from your plan
Hills & Dales Estate ©
Hills & Dales Estate
Monastery of the Holy Spirit ©
Monastery of the Holy Spirit
St. Joseph's Catholic Church ©
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

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.
Popular historic sites such as Truman Little White House and St. Paul's Episcopal Church are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, go for a walk through West Martello Tower, contemplate the long history of Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum, and enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West online vacation planner.

You can fly from Atlanta to Key West in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 77°F in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Curry Mansion ©
Curry Mansion
Key West Cemetery ©
Key West Cemetery

4
nights
Orlando, Florida

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, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, get your game on at Nomadic, get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Orlando online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Key West in May, Orlando is a bit cooler at night with lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Washington National Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Kenmore Plantation and Gardens (in Fredericksburg), Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont (in Falmouth) and Little Library (in Vienna). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

Plan trip to Washington DC with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Orlando to Washington DC by combination of flight and subway takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in May; daily highs in Washington DC reach 76°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Arlington, Kenmore Plantation and Gardens, Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, Little Library
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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