12 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

12 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Charleston
— 1 night
Drive
2
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive
3
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Newport
— 1 night
Drive
6
Boston
— 3 nights
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Charleston

— 1 night
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 27th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, contemplate the long history of Boone Hall Plantation, and then stop by MoonPie General Store. On your second day here, stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park and then examine the collection at Patriots Point.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip maker app.

Nashville to Charleston is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Charleston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Nashville in September since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 29th (Tue), stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, delve into the mystery of Olde Pink House, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally walk around Forsyth Park. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Light Station And Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Savannah sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

St. Augustine

— 2 nights
St. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): gain insight at Flagler College, see the interesting displays at Lightner Museum, then look for gifts at Whetstone Chocolates Tasting Tour, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then browse the exhibits of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then take a stroll through Old City.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Savannah to St. Augustine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and then get some fabulous bargains at Orlando International Premium Outlets. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): laugh and play at World of Disney and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Florida Mall.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando itinerary planning app.

Getting from St. Augustine to Orlando by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Orlando are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Newport.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping · Theme Parks

Newport

— 1 night

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Ocean Drive Historic District, examine the collection at The Breakers, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Newport trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Newport takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in October: highs in Newport hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Trails

Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Get some cultural insight at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and North End. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Marginal Way Walkway and Bunker Hill Monument. Step out of Boston to go to York and see Nubble Lighthouse, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Old State House, hunt for treasures at Quincy Market, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Boston trip planning app.

Drive from Newport to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips