14 days in East Coast of USA & West Coast Itinerary

14 days in East Coast of USA & West Coast Itinerary

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Savannah
— 1 night
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Amelia Island
— 1 night
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St. Augustine
— 2 nights
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DeLand
— 1 night
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Sanibel Island
— 1 night
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Marathon
— 1 night
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Islamorada
— 1 night
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San Simeon
— 2 nights

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, stroll around Forsyth Park, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On your second day here, trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah tour builder website.

Philadelphia to Savannah is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in December; daily highs in Savannah reach 66°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Amelia Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

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Amelia Island

Amelia Island ©
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): play a few rounds at Ocean Links Golf Course, trot along with Amelia Island Horseback Riding, then tee off at The Golf Club of Amelia Island at Summer Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Clinch State Park, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Bosque Bello Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amelia Island tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Savannah to Amelia Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Savannah in December, with highs in Amelia Island at 72°F and lows at 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Amelia Island

Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites · Parks
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Horseback Riding Tour
Amelia Island Horseback Riding
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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): deepen your understanding at Flagler College, look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, then look for gifts at Whetstone Chocolates, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Lightner Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and finally make a trip to St. George Street.

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Traveling by car from Amelia Island to St. Augustine takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. December in St. Augustine sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to DeLand.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Specialty Museum
Lightner Museum
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DeLand

DeLand ©
DeLand is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Blue Spring State Park and then admire the landmark architecture of Stetson Mansion.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our DeLand itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to DeLand takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. December in DeLand sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in DeLand

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Historic Site
Stetson Mansion
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Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, then see the interesting displays at The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, then stroll through Captiva Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Bowman's Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island trip builder tool.

You can drive from DeLand to Sanibel Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in December, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Must see
Captiva Beach
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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Key West Garden Club and Kayaking & Canoeing. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Fort Zachary Taylor. Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip planning site.

Getting from Sanibel Island to Key West by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Sanibel Island in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 71°F in Key West. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Marathon

Marathon ©

Heart of the Florida Keys

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 30th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and finally kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Marathon trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Marathon, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Wildlife Area
The Turtle Hospital
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Wildlife Area
Dolphin Research Center
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
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Islamorada

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Islamorada holiday builder app.

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. December in Islamorada sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel to San Simeon.

Things to do in Islamorada

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
On the 1st (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop, then immerse yourself in nature at San Simeon State Park, and then contemplate the long history of Hearst Castle.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Simeon sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Islamorada to San Simeon takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Islamorada, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in San Simeon, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature
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