5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Wellfleet
— 1 night
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New York City
— 2 nights
3
Washington DC
— 1 night

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Wellfleet

Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Mayo Beach, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then kick back and relax at Corn Hill Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Wellfleet attractions planner.

Springfield to Wellfleet is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Springfield to Wellfleet, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Springfield in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Wellfleet: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Fishing Charters & Tours
Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach

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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.
On the 25th (Sat), get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, thenappreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and finally stroll through Jacob Riis Park. Keep things going the next day: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New York City holiday planning tool.

Getting from Wellfleet to New York City by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Wellfleet in July; daily highs in New York City reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Jacob Riis Park
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Speed Boats Tours
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Jacob Riis Park ©
Jacob Riis Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at U.S. National Arboretum.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC online vacation builder.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

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