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: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + bus + shuttle:  19​h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
4
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
6
Marco Island
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Nags Head
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
8
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Shore Path and Indian Point Blagden Preserve. Family-friendly places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Wonderland Trail in Southwest Harbor (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Little Village Gifts, and head off the coast to Mount Desert Island.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Bar Harbor is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Bar Harbor due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in July, with highs in Bar Harbor at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Southwest Harbor, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Cadillac Mountain, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours, then examine the collection at Portland Head Light, and then stroll through Spring Point Shoreway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Maine Wildlife Park, then identify plant and animal life at Hacker's Hill Preserve, and then explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Portland

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

South Portland, Hacker's Hill Preserve, Maine Wildlife Park, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art
Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park

1
night
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 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, 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: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head trip planner .

You can fly from Portland to Hilton Head in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Portland in July, expect Hilton Head to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Marathon online journey planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Hilton Head to Marathon takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Hilton Head in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Marathon, with lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Thu), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Key West are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Scuba & Snorkeling

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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at South Marco Beach, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. On the next day, see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Marco Island online road trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Marco Island, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, view the masterpieces at The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery, then visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Nags Head visit app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Marco Island to Nags Head in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marco Island in July: highs in Nags Head hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nags Head

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Parasailing & Paragliding, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at American Museum of Natural History and New York Public Library. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Nags Head to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters

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