16 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

16 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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16 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  22​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
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Mumbai

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 16th (Thu): explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Key West Historic Seaport, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then view the masterpieces at Collections Key West.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Key West trip maker tool .

Mumbai, India to Key West is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Mumbai to Key West due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: highs in Key West hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife
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Key West Historic Seaport ©
Key West Historic Seaport
Collections Key West ©
Collections Key West

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 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Marathon, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
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 20th (Mon): 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 look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Frank Butler County Park West, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and then see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our St. Augustine day trip planning tool .

Getting from Marathon to St. Augustine by combination of shuttle, flight, and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Marathon in May, expect St. Augustine to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Tybee Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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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. On the 22nd (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, 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.

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Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Tybee Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Spas & Wellness. Get in touch with nature at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Alder Lane Beach Access. And it doesn't end there: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Burkes Beach, hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and view the masterpieces at The Silver Garden Silversmiths and Art Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Tybee Island to Hilton Head in 1.5 hours. In May in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Fishing Charters & Tours
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Nathaniel Russell House and Fort Sumter National Monument will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Angel Oak Tree and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. Michael's Church, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and examine the collection at Patriots Point.

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You can drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 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 by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Angel Oak Tree, Patriots Point
Highlights from your plan
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

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