14 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

14 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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14 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Tybee Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Nags Head
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Dallas

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Key West sightseeing planner.

Dallas to Key West is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Key West is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 12th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Marathon road trip planner .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Marathon are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

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

1
night
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 14th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Frank Butler County Park West, then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and then explore and take pictures at Flagler College.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip builder app .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Marathon to St. Augustine in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Marathon in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 73°F in St. Augustine. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

1
night
Tybee Island

Tybee Island ©
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tybee Island vacation planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Tybee Island in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Alder Lane Beach Access. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Speed Boats Tours. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, stroll through Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head trip builder tool .

You can drive from Tybee Island to Hilton Head in 1.5 hours. In June in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Speed Boats Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 20th (Thu), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and then snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Charleston vacation planner.

Drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

1
night
Nags Head

Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
On the 22nd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Wright Brothers National Memorial, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Nags Head trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Charleston to Nags Head takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. When traveling from Charleston in June, plan for slightly colder days in Nags Head, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

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