16 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

16 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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16 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
4
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Zagreb

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Newbury Street or Brookline Booksmith. Get a sense of the local culture at Sandwich Glass Museum and Heritage Museums & Gardens. Step out of Boston to go to Ogunquit and see Marginal Way Walkway, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, get a taste of the local shopping with Charles Street, and make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Boston tour app .

Zagreb, Croatia to Boston is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Zagreb to Boston. Traveling from Zagreb in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Boston, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sandwich, Marginal Way Walkway, Brookline Booksmith
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and The National Archives Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Art and Newseum. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC route maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Boston to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in September, with highs in Washington DC at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Alan S. Maltz Gallery and Sunset Celebration. Let the collections at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and 7 Artists & Friends capture your imagination. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, view the masterpieces at Collections Key West, and see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Key West trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in September, expect Key West to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Shopping Adventure
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Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Get some cultural insight at Times Square and The Museum of Modern Art. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, make a trip to Empire State Building, and get to know the fascinating history of Tiles For America.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City online journey planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in September, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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