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: Louisville
Fly:  6​h
1
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Louisville

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip planner.

Louisville to Charleston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Louisville in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Charleston: highs are around 66°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Angel Oak Tree
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Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Walking tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Hilton Head

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.
On the 24th (Sun), kick back and relax at Driessen Beach Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head trip planner.

Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Speed Boats Tours
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to St. George Street, then look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then explore and take pictures at Flagler College.

Take the guesswork out of planning a St. Augustine vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hilton Head to St. Augustine in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Hilton Head in March, expect nights in St. Augustine to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©

1
night
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 28th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from St. Augustine to Marathon in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Augustine in March: high temperatures in Marathon hover around 81°F and lows are around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): cruise along The Overseas Highway, sample the fine beverages at Key West Distilling, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Key West trip planning website .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In March in Key West, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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