10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA route planner

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Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Washington DC

— 1 night
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 24th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of American History, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday tool.

Sioux City to Washington DC is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Sioux City to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sioux City in September, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Newport.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 26th (Sun), tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, then examine the collection at The Breakers, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District and then admire the striking features of The Elms.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Newport vacation maker app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in September, with highs in Newport at 74°F and lows at 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 2 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain. On your second day here, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then stroll through Shore Path.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor vacation maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Newport to Bar Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Newport in September since evenings lows in Bar Harbor dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

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 30th (Thu), appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, then go for a walk through Times Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bar Harbor in September, with highs in New York City at 80°F and lows at 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): walk around Forsyth Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Tybee Island Light Station And Museum and then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah online route planner.

You can fly from New York City to Savannah in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in October: highs in Savannah hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

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