13 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

13 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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13 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Omaha
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
5
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Omaha

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stroll through Coligny Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. On the next day, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hilton Head road trip planning website .

Omaha to Hilton Head is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Omaha to Hilton Head is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hilton Head when traveling from Omaha in June, with lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Legendary Golf ©
Legendary Golf
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 3rd (Wed), take a memorable tour with Tours, snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Riley Waterfront Park. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point and then steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip builder app .

Getting from Hilton Head to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Patriots Point
Highlights from your plan
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Walking tours
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point

1
night
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 5th (Fri): kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach, then experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and then take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Myrtle Beach, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, then admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Asticou Azalea Garden.

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Getting from Myrtle Beach to Bar Harbor by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in July, things will get slightly colder in Bar Harbor: highs are around 75°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Asticou Azalea Garden
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island

1
night
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 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, then take in the views from Old Seven Mile Bridge, and finally stroll through Bahia Honda State Park.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marathon trip builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Bar Harbor to Marathon in 11.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in July, you will find days in Marathon are a bit warmer (92°F), and nights are much hotter (81°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge

3
nights
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.
Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

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Getting from Marathon to Key West by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. July in Key West sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

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