22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA travel route planner

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Fort Myers Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Everglades City
— 1 night
Taxi to Marco Island, FL, Ferry to Key West
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Key West
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive
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Key Largo
— 1 night
Fly
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
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Savannah
— 4 nights
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Fort Myers Beach

— 2 nights
Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. Visiting Corkscrew Swamp and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lovers Key State Park and Bowman's Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge (in Sanibel Island) and Edison and Ford Winter Estates (in Fort Myers).

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fort Myers Beach attractions tool.

Newark to Fort Myers Beach is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in December; daily highs in Fort Myers Beach reach 80°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Fort Myers Beach

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Marco Island

— 2 nights
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 17th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at South Marco Beach and then kick back and relax at Tigertail Beach. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to San Marco Catholic Church and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marco Island itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Myers Beach to Marco Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Marco Island can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Everglades City.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Everglades City

— 1 night
Everglades City is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, of which it is the former county seat. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Skunk Ape Research Center and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Everglades City itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Everglades City takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Everglades City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Everglades City

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, cruise along The Overseas Highway, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Key West vacation website.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Everglades City to Key West in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Everglades City in December since evenings lows in Key West dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Marathon

— 2 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.
On the 24th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Dolphin Research Center, then browse the exhibits of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Turtle Hospital, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Marathon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Islamorada

— 1 night

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Before you visit Islamorada, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Islamorada, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours

Key Largo

— 1 night

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, then immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Key Largo online tour itinerary planner.

Key Largo is very close to Islamorada. Traveling from Islamorada in December, Key Largo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to fly to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. Visit Beach at Daytona Beach and St. Augustine Beach for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Clinch State Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. When in St. Augustine, make a side trip to see Stetson Mansion in DeLand, approximately DeLand away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Key Largo to St. Augustine in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Key Largo in December, with highs in St. Augustine at 70°F and lows at 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Savannah

— 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Step off the beaten path and head to Olde Pink House and Dolphin & Whale Watching. We've included these beaches for you: Tybee Island Beach and Coligny Beach. Step out of Savannah to go to Hilton Head and see Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, which is approximately 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and stroll around Forsyth Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savannah online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from St. Augustine in December, plan for little chillier nights in Savannah, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips