16 days in East Coast of USA & New Orleans Itinerary

16 days in East Coast of USA & New Orleans Itinerary

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16 days in East Coast of USA & New Orleans Itinerary

Start: Vilnius
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
2
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
6
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Newport
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  16​h
End: Vilnius

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City holiday maker tool .

Vilnius, Lithuania to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to New York City is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Vilnius in October, expect nights in New York City to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are warmer, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then appreciate the history behind Fort Pulaski National Monument, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally walk around Forsyth Park.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Savannah travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Savannah in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Savannah, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

2
nights
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 30th (Wed): kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): make a trip to St. George Street, then see the interesting displays at Lightner Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Flagler College.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip maker website .

You can drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Savannah in October since evenings lows in St. Augustine dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): cruise along The Overseas Highway, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Dry Tortugas National Park.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Key West trip builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from St. Augustine in November, expect Key West to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get some historical perspective at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Royal Street. Explore hidden gems such as Garden District and Escape My Room New Orleans. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, view the masterpieces at Tami Curtis Gallery, and stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the New Orleans journey planning app .

Fly from Key West to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Key West in November; daily highs in New Orleans reach 19°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, and then don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Park Loop Road and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from New Orleans to Bar Harbor in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in November, you will find days in Bar Harbor are slightly colder (9°C), and nights are cooler (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

Plan a Ogunquit trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 9th (Sat), stop by Thames Glass, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and finally take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Newport trip planner .

Getting from Ogunquit to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Newport when traveling from Ogunquit in November, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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