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: Salt Lake City
Fly + Bus:  7​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6​h 30​min
4
Key Largo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 45​min
7
Panama City Beach, Florida
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Salt Lake City

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.
Attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planning site .

Salt Lake City to New York City is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (80°F), and nights are about the same (65°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach, and then catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Myrtle Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Myrtle Beach hover around 86°F and lows are around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Coligny Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. The adventure continues: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Hilton Head are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Key Largo.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

1
day
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Island Dolphin Care, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Key Largo visit planning app .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from Hilton Head to Key Largo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Dolphins Plus Marine Mammal Responder ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
On the 9th (Sun), kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Marathon day trip planning app .

Getting from Key Largo to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

3
nights
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.
Attractions like Fishing Charters & Tours and Fort Zachary Taylor make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's more to do: cruise along The Overseas Highway.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Key West trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

1
night
Panama City Beach, Florida

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then have some family-friendly fun at NexGen VR, and then cool off at Panama City Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Andrews State Park, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and then get your game on at Kartona The Electric Speedway.

Start your trip to Panama City Beach by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Panama City Beach takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Panama City Beach when traveling from Key West in June, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Tours Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Swim with Dolphins
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

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