12 days in New York City & Miami Itinerary

12 days in New York City & Miami Itinerary

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12 days in New York City & Miami Itinerary

Start: Newark
train:  30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Miami
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

7
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.
Family-friendly places like Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and South Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Everglades National Park (Pineland Trail, Gumbo Limbo Trail, & more), Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum (in Homestead) and Key Largo (Key Largo Chamber of Commerce and Florida Keys Visitor Center, Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, & more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, explore the engaging exhibits at Miami Children's Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Lincoln Road, and have fun at Lock & Load Miami.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Miami visit planner .

Getting from New York City to Miami by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get much warmer in Miami: highs are around 81°F and lows about 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Key Largo, Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©
Miami Children's Museum ©
Miami Children's Museum

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