20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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20 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly + shuttle:  15​h 15​min
1
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
8
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Warsaw

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 2nd (Sat): kick back and relax 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: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Marathon online tour builder .

Warsaw, Poland to Marathon is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Warsaw to Marathon due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Warsaw in May: high temperatures in Marathon hover around 36°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can 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

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.
Truman Little White House and Fort Zachary Taylor will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, cast your line with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

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You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Marco Island

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 7th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Marco Island visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Marco Island, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to St. George Street, look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Flagler College.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip planner.

You can drive from Marco Island to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marco Island in May: highs in St. Augustine hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

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

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 11th (Mon), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then steep yourself in history at Fort Pulaski National Monument, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally stroll around Forsyth Park. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House, and finally enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Savannah road trip planning tool .

Drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

2
nights
Hilton Head

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 13th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stroll through Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then stroll through Coligny Beach, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hilton Head online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Hilton Head takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Hilton Head are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 15th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and then take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Patriots Point and then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument.

To find out how to plan a trip to Charleston, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Patriots Point
Highlights from your plan
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like New York Public Library and St. Paul's Chapel. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City road trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Charleston to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Charleston in May; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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