15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  18​h
1
Key West
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Nantucket
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Newport
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Athens

3
nights
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.
Visit Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and The Overseas Highway. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Museum and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Key West travel planner.

Athens, Greece to Key West is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Key West is minus 7 hours. In August in Key West, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Kayaking & Canoeing
Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum ©

2
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

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 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Marathon travel app .

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Marathon sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

3
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Museum-lovers will get to explore Whaling Museum and Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cisco Beach and Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Sankaty Head Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Madaket Beach, and stroll through Surfside Beach.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nantucket travel itinerary planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Marathon to Nantucket in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Marathon in August; daily highs in Nantucket reach 28°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Madaket Beach ©
Madaket Beach

4
nights
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Get some cultural insight at Aquinnah Cliffs and Gay Head Lighthouse. Step out of the city life by going to Menemsha Hills and Lambert's Cove Beach. Step out of Oak Bluffs to go to Menemsha and see Menemsha Public Beach, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach, enjoy the sea views from Edgartown Lighthouse, examine the collection at Cottage Museum, and wander the streets of Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA).

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Oak Bluffs day trip tool .

Getting from Nantucket to Oak Bluffs by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Newport.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Edgartown, Aquinnah, Menemsha Public Beach, Lambert's Cove Beach, Menemsha Hills
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Menemsha Public Beach ©
Menemsha Public Beach
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse
Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills

1
night
Newport

Newport
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of The Elms, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Newport trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Oak Bluffs to Newport by combination of ferry and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Newport are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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The Elms
The Elms
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

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