20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive
4
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Marco Island
— 1 night
Ferry
6
Key West
— 4 nights
Drive
7
Marathon
— 3 nights
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New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip site.

Mumbai, India to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to New York City. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 10°C and 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Patriots Point and then snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument, contemplate the long history of Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3, and then make a trip to Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Charleston road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Charleston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Charleston hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Old Fort Jackson, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, walk around Forsyth Park, then contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House, and finally make a trip to Historic River Street.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Savannah road trip planning website.

Drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Savannah sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums

St. Augustine

— 2 nights
St. On the 10th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, then deepen your understanding at Flagler College, and then don't miss a visit to St. George Street.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the St. Augustine holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Savannah to St. Augustine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in St. Augustine when traveling from Savannah in December, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marco Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Beaches · Wildlife · Outdoors

Marco Island

— 1 night
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): kick back and relax at South Marco Beach and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Marco Island trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Marco Island in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from St. Augustine in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Marco Island: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Key West

— 4 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Zachary Taylor. The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, stroll through Key West Garden Club, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Key West itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from Marco Island to Key West in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marco Island in December, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Museums

Marathon

— 3 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

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 17th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, then take in the exciting artwork at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at 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 see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Marathon travel route builder app.

Drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Marathon sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 25°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips