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: London
Fly + shuttle:  13​h 30​min
1
Marathon
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Hilton Head
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
7
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

3
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Step out of the city life by going to Parasailing & Paragliding and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin Research Center. When in Marathon, make a side trip to see Fishing Charters & Tours in Islamorada, approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Marathon vacation website .

London, UK to Marathon is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Marathon due to the time zone difference. In June, Marathon is warmer than London - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding

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 25th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, get a taste of the local shopping with KEPart Studio-Gallery, then cruise along The Overseas Highway, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Marathon to Key West by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Vandenberg Wreck ©
Vandenberg Wreck
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Marco Island

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. On the 27th (Thu), kick back and relax 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. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Marco Island route maker site .

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in June, Marco Island is slightly colder at night with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
South Marco Beach ©
South Marco Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Visiting Ormond Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Frank Butler County Park West and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, and see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine visit site .

Traveling by car from Marco Island to St. Augustine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach
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Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

4
nights
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.
Visit Alder Lane Beach Access and Burkes Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Speed Boats Tours. There's lots more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, enjoy the sand and surf at Driessen Beach Park, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head tour planner .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Hilton Head takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. July in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Speed Boats Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Jockey's Ridge State Park. Family-friendly places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Currituck Banks Reserve in Corolla (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, browse the exhibits of Wright Brothers National Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coquina Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nags Head trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Hilton Head to Nags Head in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. In July, daily temperatures in Nags Head can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Corolla, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Parasailing & Paragliding, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Coquina Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
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 Park Loop Road and Shore Path. Step off the beaten path and head to Indian Point Blagden Preserve and Wonderland Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park in Southwest Harbor (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, and step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Nags Head to Bar Harbor in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nags Head in July: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Southwest Harbor, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Indian Point Blagden Preserve ©
Indian Point Blagden Preserve

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