11 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

11 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Panama City Beach
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Train
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New York City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive
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Orlando
— 2 nights
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Panama City Beach

— 1 night

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip planner.

Houston to Panama City Beach is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Panama City Beach is 1 hour. When traveling from Houston in July, plan for little chillier days in Panama City Beach, with highs around 90°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Panama City Beach to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

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 28th (Tue), make a trip to 9/11 Memorial and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then make a trip to Empire State Building.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City sightseeing planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. July in New York City sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Myrtle Beach

— 2 nights
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 30th (Thu): make a trip to Barefoot Landing, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach. Keep things going the next day: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach, and then enjoy some diversion at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Myrtle Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. July in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hilton Head trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In July in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Spas

Orlando

— 2 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure. On your second day here, make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, then discover the magic at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Orlando vacation planner.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 92°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip