21 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

21 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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21 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Quebec City
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Quebec City

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Shore Path. Get in touch with nature at Gorham Mountain Trail and Cadillac Mountain. Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, explore and take pictures at Park Loop Road, view the masterpieces at Little Village Gifts, and make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip planner .

Quebec City, Canada to Bar Harbor is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and car. In July, Bar Harbor is a bit cooler than Quebec City - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

3
nights
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Menemsha Hills and Menemsha Public Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Katama Beach/ South Beach and Bend in the Road Beach. Take a break from Edgartown with a short trip to Gay Head Lighthouse in Aquinnah, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Aquinnah Cliffs, don't miss a visit to Flying Horses Carousel, kick back and relax at Joseph Sylvia State Beach, and stroll through Norton Point Beach.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Edgartown online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Bar Harbor to Edgartown in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Oak Bluffs, Aquinnah, Menemsha Public Beach, Menemsha Hills
Highlights from your plan
Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Aquinnah Cliffs ©
Aquinnah Cliffs
Menemsha Public Beach ©
Menemsha Public Beach

2
nights
Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Step out of the city life by going to Parasailing & Paragliding and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Coquina Beach. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier, steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, and enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nags Head planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Edgartown to Nags Head in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. In July, Nags Head is somewhat warmer than Edgartown - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Coquina Beach
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Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Alder Lane Beach Access. Attractions like Fishing Charters & Tours and Driessen Beach Park make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and kick back and relax at Coligny Beach.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hilton Head online journey planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Nags Head to Hilton Head takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In July in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Fishing Charters & Tours
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 23rd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Crescent Beach Public Beach. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, explore the galleries of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hilton Head to St. Augustine in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In July in St. Augustine, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Crescent Beach Public Beach
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then cruise along The Overseas Highway. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from St. Augustine in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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