20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Train
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Fly to Key West, Bus to Marathon
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Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Key West
— 3 nights
Fly to Orlando, Bus to St. Augustine
5
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive
8
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
9
New York City
— 3 nights
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2
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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Step off the beaten path and head to Korean War Veterans Memorial and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and get your bearings at Library of Congress.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC visit planning tool.

Philadelphia to Washington DC is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

2
nights
Panama City Beach

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
On the 18th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Zone 60, Panama City Beach. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Pier Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panama City Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach trip planning website.

You can fly from Washington DC to Panama City Beach in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

2
nights
Marathon

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally take an unforgettable tour with Ultimate HeliTours. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Bahia Honda State Park, then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marathon attractions planner.

Getting from Panama City Beach to Marathon by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in June, Marathon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

3
nights
Key West

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Zachary Taylor. And it doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Key West online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. On the 25th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, don't miss a visit to St. George Street, then deepen your understanding at Flagler College, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our St. Augustine travel route builder app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to St. Augustine in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in St. Augustine, with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): shake up your sightseeing with ZipLine Hilton Head, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a stroll along the water at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Hilton Head takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

1
night
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 29th (Thu), expand your understanding of the military at Fort Sumter National Monument, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Charleston trip maker.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Charleston are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

2
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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Huntington Beach State Park, make a trip to Barefoot Landing, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach, and then experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach day trip planning app.

Drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

3
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New York City

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: walk around Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City online itinerary planner.

Fly from Myrtle Beach to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods