22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA tour itinerary planner

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Hilton Head
— 1 night
Fly to Miami, Shuttle to Marathon
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Marathon
— 1 night
Drive
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Key West
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Marco Island
— 2 nights
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Nags Head
— 1 night
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 2 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Little Village Gifts are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Cadillac Mountain and Shore Path. Change things up with a short trip to Wonderland Trail in Southwest Harbor (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Indian Point Blagden Preserve, and walk around Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bar Harbor online trip itinerary builder.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Bar Harbor is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Bar Harbor. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Portland

— 2 nights

The Forest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Spring Point Shoreway. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Maine Wildlife Park, then trek along Hacker's Hill Preserve, and then admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portland travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. July in Portland sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Portland

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head

— 1 night
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Hilton Head takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Portland in July: high temperatures in Hilton Head hover around 37°C and lows are around 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 · Parks

Marathon

— 1 night

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.
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 enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Marathon itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Hilton Head to Marathon takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Hilton Head in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Marathon, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Key West

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Key West sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stroll through South Marco Beach, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On your second day here, cast your line with a fishing tour and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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You can ride a ferry from Key West to Marco Island in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Key West in July, plan for little chillier nights in Marco Island, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Nags Head

— 1 night
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
On the 15th (Mon), explore the galleries of 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: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Traveling by flight from Marco Island to Nags Head takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, 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 your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library make great kid-friendly stops. Let the collections at The Met Cloisters and 9/11 Memorial capture your imagination. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, explore the engaging exhibits at New-York Historical Society Museum & Library, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine.

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You can fly from Nags Head to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums