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: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Nantucket
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
2
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Nags Head
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Hilton Head
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + foot:  9​h 15​min
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
foot + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

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 Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum and Whaling Museum. Get outdoors at Nobadeer and Madaket Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Surfside Beach, enjoy the sea views from Sankaty Head Lighthouse, stroll through Jetties Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Unitarian Universalist Meeting House Nantucket.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nantucket online route planner .

London, UK to Nantucket is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nantucket, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nobadeer ©
Nobadeer
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Surfside Beach ©
Surfside Beach

3
nights
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Visit Norton Point Beach and Bend in the Road Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Menemsha Hills and Joseph Sylvia State Beach will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Edgartown to Menemsha to see Menemsha Public Beach about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Edgartown Lighthouse and enjoy the sand and surf at Katama Beach/ South Beach.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Edgartown day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Nantucket to Edgartown takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. July in Edgartown sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Joseph Sylvia State Beach, Menemsha Public Beach, Menemsha Hills
Highlights from your plan
Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills
Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally shop like a local with The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nags Head tour itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Edgartown to Nags Head in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edgartown in July: high temperatures in Nags Head hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Nags Head

Adventure Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Parasailing & Paragliding, Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
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.
On the 31st (Wed), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): race across the water with a speed boat tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hilton Head route site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Nags Head to Hilton Head in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Relax by the water at Little Hunters Beach and Echo Lake Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Ship Harbor Nature Trail. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, and take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Hilton Head to Bar Harbor takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Hilton Head in August, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Ship Harbor Nature Trail, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Little Hunters Beach ©
Little Hunters Beach
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach

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