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: Manila, Luzon
Fly + shuttle:  27​h
1
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
8
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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 22nd (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip itinerary site .

Manila, Philippines to Marathon is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Manila to Marathon. In March, Marathon is little chillier than Manila - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Truman Little White House and Fort Zachary Taylor. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Key West Cemetery and Key West Garden Club. Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Key West journey maker site .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Key West, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): race across the water with a speed boat tour and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Marco Island Farmers Market-Wednesday- Mid November to Mid April, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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

Ride a ferry from Key West to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Marco Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Sanibel Island Farmer's Market, then stroll through Bowman's Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Pond Apple Park, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Captiva Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sanibel Island travel planning website .

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Sanibel Island takes 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Sanibel Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Captiva Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, browse the exhibits of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Flagler College, then identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then make a trip to St. George Street.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read St. Augustine trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Sanibel Island to St. Augustine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sanibel Island in March, with highs in St. Augustine at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

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

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, see the interesting displays at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally stroll through Forsyth Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah trip planner .

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from St. Augustine in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Savannah. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take an in-depth tour of Fort Sumter National Monument, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and then snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Charleston trip maker tool .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens

5
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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. Fifth Avenue and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Charleston to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Charleston in April, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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