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: San Juan, Puerto Rico
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h
1
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
5
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
6
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Marathon
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine trip planner .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to St. Augustine is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Juan to St. Augustine due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Juan in May, expect St. Augustine to be a bit cooler, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in St. Augustine

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

2
nights
Hilton Head

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Here are some ideas for day two: race across the water with a speed boat tour, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then view the masterpieces at The Silver Garden Silversmiths and Art Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alder Lane Beach Access.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head vacation website .

You can drive from St. Augustine to Hilton Head in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point and then steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then admire all the interesting features of Angel Oak Tree, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Charleston are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Patriots Point, Angel Oak Tree
Highlights from your plan
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Charleston to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Charleston in May, things will get little chillier in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Nags Head

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 2nd (Sun), view the masterpieces at The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery, then visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Coquina Beach, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nags Head trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Nags Head by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In June in Nags Head, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Nags Head

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Parasailing & Paragliding, Coquina Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

1
night
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 4th (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. On the next day, view the masterpieces at KEPart Studio-Gallery, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Key West trip builder app .

Getting from Nags Head to Key West by combination of car and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Nags Head in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Key West: highs are around 36°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Marathon tour planner .

Getting from Key West to Marathon by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June in Marathon, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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