22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Entebbe
Fly + Drive:  30 h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  8 h 30 min
2
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
4
Panama City Beach, Florida
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  7 h
5
Marco Island
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
7
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Entebbe

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cadillac Mountain and Compass Harbor Trail. The adventure continues: hike along Bar Island Trails, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Atlantic Brewing Company, and stop by Parson's Lobster and Seafood Shop.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online route maker.

Entebbe, Uganda to Bar Harbor is an approximately 30- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from East Africa Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bar Harbor when traveling from Entebbe in July, with lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Charleston on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cadillac Mountain
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
Parson's Lobster and Seafood Shop ©
Parson's Lobster and Seafood Shop

1
night
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 6th (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then admire the local landmark of Pineapple Fountain. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stop by The Hidden Countship, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Center for Birds of Prey.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Charleston online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bar Harbor to Charleston takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bar Harbor in July; daily highs in Charleston reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Folly Beach, The Center for Birds of Prey
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Center for Birds of Prey ©
The Center for Birds of Prey

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Hilton Head Island Beach. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Singleton Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Burkes Beach, stop by Coligny Plaza Shopping Center, sample the fine beverages at Hilton Head Distillery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Driessen Beach Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Driessen Beach Park ©
Driessen Beach Park
Burkes Beach ©
Burkes Beach

2
nights
Panama City Beach, Florida

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Andrews State Park and Seaside Beach. Get in touch with nature at Henderson Beach State Park and Swim with Dolphins. And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Pier Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Panama City Beach trip builder site.

Getting from Hilton Head to Panama City Beach by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In July in Panama City Beach, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Marco Island.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Henderson Beach State Park, Seaside Beach
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St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Swim with Dolphins

1
night
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 14th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Keewaydin Island, look for gifts at Island Trends, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Cape Romano, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then browse the fresh offerings at Marco Island Farmers Market.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Marco Island trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Panama City Beach to Marco Island in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Marco Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Keewaydin Island ©
Keewaydin Island
Cape Romano ©
Cape Romano
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Vandenberg Wreck. Visit Smathers Beach and Fort Zachary Taylor for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Peppers of Key West, learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and sample the fine beverages at Key West First Legal Rum Distillery.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Key West trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Marco Island to Key West in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marco Island in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 32°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vandenberg Wreck ©
Vandenberg Wreck
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Parasailing & Paragliding and Sombrero Reef. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Curry Hammock State Park. When in Marathon, make a side trip to see Islamorada Brewery & Distillery in Islamorada, approximately Islamorada away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Marathon journey maker tool.

Getting from Key West to Marathon by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. July in Marathon sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Islamorada, Sunset Park Beach, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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