10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Myrtle Beach
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Tybee Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Sacramento

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day
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Myrtle Beach, and then shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach road trip site .

Sacramento to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, subway, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sacramento to Myrtle Beach is 3 hours. Traveling from Sacramento in July, you will find days in Myrtle Beach are a bit cooler (88°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (75°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planner.

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Key West by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Myrtle Beach in August since evenings lows in Key West dip to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in August, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

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night
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, race across the water with a speed boat tour, then kick back and relax at Burkes Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Marathon to Hilton Head in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Marathon in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 75°F in Hilton Head. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Speed Boats Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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nights
Tybee Island

Tybee Island
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Tybee Island Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at North Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and stroll through Savannah River Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tybee Island travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Tybee Island takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bonaventure Cemetery
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Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

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