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: Manchester
Fly + Bus:  10 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  6 h
2
Panama City Beach, Florida
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6 h 15 min
3
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
St. Augustine, Florida
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  8 h 45 min
7
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
8
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Manchester

2
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.
On the 25th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Plan my day in New York City using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Manchester to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

1
night
Panama City Beach, Florida

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 28th (Wed), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panama City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, stroll through St. Andrews State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Panama City Beach trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Panama City Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Panama City Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

1
night
Marathon, Florida Keys

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 30th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marathon road trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Panama City Beach to Marathon in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Marathon, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Get outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, cast your line with a fishing tour, and explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Key West online driving holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

2
nights
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine and Fort Matanzas National Monument. Step out of the city life by going to St. Augustine Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, and identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in August, St. Augustine is slightly colder at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stroll through Coligny Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Keep things going the next day: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Getting from St. Augustine to Hilton Head by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, then take a stroll through Perkins Cove, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hampton Beach State Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Strawbery Banke Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ogunquit trip builder website .

Getting from Hilton Head to Ogunquit by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hilton Head in August: highs in Ogunquit hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hampton Beach State Park, Nubble Lighthouse, Strawbery Banke Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get in touch with nature at Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island. Explore hidden gems such as Land Bridge to Bar Island and Shore Path. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and cruise along Park Loop Road.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Ogunquit, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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