22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
6
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Acadia National Park and Park Loop Road. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shore Path and Mount Desert Island. There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain and make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bar Harbor trip simple and quick.

Melbourne, Australia to Bar Harbor is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Eastern Standard Time is minus 15 hours. In November, Bar Harbor is colder than Melbourne - with highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and New York Public Library. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Bar Harbor to New York City in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bar Harbor in November, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of James Monroe's Highland, then steep yourself in history at Monticello, then admire all the interesting features of Carter Mountain Orchard, and finally admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlottesville road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Charlottesville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Charlottesville when traveling from New York City in November, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland
University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bonaventure Cemetery and Colonial Park Cemetery. Visiting Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island) and Coligny Beach (in Hilton Head). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Savannah Theatre, and walk around Forsyth Park.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Charlottesville to Savannah takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In November, Savannah is somewhat warmer than Charlottesville - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Step out of the city life by going to Fort Matanzas National Monument and Beach at Daytona Beach. St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, and identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip planner .

You can drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Savannah in November since evenings lows in St. Augustine dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©

1
night
Marathon

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 17th (Sun), kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip planner .

Getting from St. Augustine to Marathon by combination of car, flight, and shuttle takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from St. Augustine in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Marathon: highs are around 32°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Truman Little White House and Key West Cemetery. Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and cruise along The Overseas Highway.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Key West travel planner .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Key West are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

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

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