12 days in New York City, Cape Canaveral & Miami Beach Itinerary

12 days in New York City, Cape Canaveral & Miami Beach Itinerary

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12 days in New York City, Cape Canaveral & Miami Beach Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Cape Canaveral
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Milan

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Patrick's Cathedral and Frick Collection. Head to Chelsea Market and SoHofor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Hyde Park (Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum & Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt), Philadelphia (Philadelphia Museum of Art & Independence Hall) and Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, get interesting insight from Tours, and make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City route planner .

Milan, Italy to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Milan in April, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (19°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Canaveral.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Hyde Park, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Fire Island National Seashore
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 22:
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Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral ©
Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. Get outdoors at Sams House at Pine Island and Manatee Sanctuary Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Space Shuttle Atlantis and Pritchard House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Canaveral: Titusville (North Brevard Historical Museum & American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of American Police Hall of Fame, browse for treasures at Antilles Trading Company, try your luck at Victory Casino Cruises, and see the interesting displays at U.S. Air Force Space & Missile Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cape Canaveral trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Cape Canaveral takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Cape Canaveral: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Titusville, Merritt Island, Antilles Trading Company
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Space Shuttle Atlantis ©
Space Shuttle Atlantis
Sams House at Pine Island ©
Sams House at Pine Island
American Police Hall of Fame ©
American Police Hall of Fame

2
nights
Miami Beach

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfside Beach and Bal Harbor Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA) and Britto Central. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami Beach: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Key Largo (Parasailing & Paragliding & Kayaking & Canoeing). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Lincoln Road, stop by Wings Beachwear, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Miami Beach trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Cape Canaveral to Miami Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cape Canaveral in April since evenings lows in Miami Beach dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Key Largo, Surfside Beach, Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA)
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
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Parasailing & Paragliding

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