31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Provincetown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Sandwich
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
4
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
5
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Orlando
— 5 nights
End: Phoenix

4
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Step out of Niagara Falls with an excursion to Our Lady of Victory Basilica in Lackawanna--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, and step off the mainland to explore Three Sisters Island.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner .

Phoenix to Niagara Falls is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Niagara Falls is 2 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in August, expect Niagara Falls to be cooler, temps between 80°F and 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Niagara Jet Adventures
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

4
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Explore Provincetown's surroundings by going to Salt Pond Visitor Center (in Eastham) and Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (in North Chatham). The adventure continues: stroll through Cape Cod National Seashore, trek along Cape Cod Rail Trail, kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach, and take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown tour builder site .

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Provincetown takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August in Provincetown, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Cod, Marconi Beach, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Corn Hill Beach
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Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach

3
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port), Chatham (Chatham Lighthouse Beach & Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge) and Falmouth (Spohr Gardens & Highfield Hall & Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, don't miss a visit to Plymouth Rock, grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandwich itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Sandwich sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, Chatham, Cape Cod Canal, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Edward Gorey House
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Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House (in Concord), Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and Peabody Essex Museum (in Salem). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, walk around Boston Public Garden, get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and make a trip to Boston Public Library.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Boston itinerary builder app .

Getting from Sandwich to Boston by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In August, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Cambridge, Peabody Essex Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Marginal Way Walkway, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

6
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, wander the streets of Times Square, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and explore and take pictures at The High Line.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City tour itinerary app .

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Boston in August, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip site .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
nights
Orlando

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, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, enjoy the sand and surf at Discovery Cove, and discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando itinerary maker .

Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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