12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Train:  30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  7​h 45​min
4
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Page
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

2
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary planner .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

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

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dry Tortugas National Park and The Overseas Highway. Go for a jaunt from Key West to Marathon to see The Turtle Hospital about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor.

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Getting from New York City to Key West by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Key West reach 83°F and lows reach 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

The Turtle Hospital
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Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach, and then stroll around Colee Hammock Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, kick back and relax at Las Olas Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Intracoastal Waterway.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Lauderdale trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Fort Lauderdale takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. April in Fort Lauderdale sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
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Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek Canyon. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sedona: Walnut Canyon National Monument (in Flagstaff) and Painted Desert (in Petrified Forest National Park). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Bridge Trail, and take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sedona road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Fort Lauderdale to Sedona takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Sedona, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in April: highs in Sedona hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Painted Desert, Walnut Canyon National Monument
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Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

1
night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Page trip planning website .

Getting from Sedona to Page by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. April in Page sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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