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: Kampala
Drive + Fly:  28​h
1
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sanibel Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Sarasota
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  31​h
End: Kampala

1
night
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take a stroll through Ocean Drive and then browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Dolphin Mall and then buy something for everyone on your list at Sawgrass Mills.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Miami trip planner.

Kampala, Uganda to Miami is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Kampala to Miami. In December, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ocean Drive, Sawgrass Mills
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Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace
Dolphin Mall ©
Dolphin Mall

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 19th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Marco Island Farmers Market-Wednesday, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue South, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lowdermilk Beach. 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, then stop by Island Trends, and then kick back and relax at Tigertail Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Marco Island online holiday planner .

Drive from Miami to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Miami in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Marco Island, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Naples
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Lowdermilk Beach ©
Lowdermilk Beach
Tigertail Beach ©
Tigertail Beach

3
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bowman's Beach and Fort Myers Beach. Get outdoors at Captiva Beach and J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. There's still lots to do: stop by Sanibel Seashell Industries and savor the flavors at Sanibel Island Farmer's Market.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island trip builder site .

You can drive from Marco Island to Sanibel Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. December in Sanibel Island sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Captiva Beach
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach

2
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Crescent Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Siesta Beach, and then stop by Siesta Key Tropical Wines. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Dali Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Saint Pete Beach, then look for gifts at John's Pass Village and Boardwalk, and finally stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange of John's Pass.

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

Drive from Sanibel Island to Sarasota in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Sarasota

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Siesta Key, Madeira Beach, The Dali Museum, Saint Pete Beach
Highlights from your plan
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 26th (Wed), revel in the low prices at Orlando International Premium Outlets and then discover the magic at World of Disney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: revel in the low prices at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue, contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando holiday planner .

You can drive from Sarasota to Orlando in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Orlando sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

DeLand
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Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets ©
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets
World of Disney ©
World of Disney

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Myrtle Beach, then look for gifts at Pepper Palace, and then take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Bijuju, look for gifts at The Spoiled Pet, look for gifts at Beach Beads & Glass Studio, look for gifts at Seven Seas Seafood Market, then look for gifts at Harrelson's Seafood Market, and finally don't miss a visit to Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Myrtle Beach online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of train, taxi, and flight from Orlando to Myrtle Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Orlando in December; daily highs in Myrtle Beach reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, Beach Beads & Glass Studio
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Beach Beads & Glass Studio ©
Beach Beads & Glass Studio

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Uva Wine Shop & Bar or Out of the Blue Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bahia Honda State Park and The Turtle Hospital. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key), Marathon (Sombrero Beach & Bayshore Clothing) and Cudjoe Sales (in Cudjoe Key). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, look for gifts at Mikey Mo's, admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and buy something for everyone on your list at Emerald's International.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Key West journey planner .

You can fly from Myrtle Beach to Key West in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in December, you will find days in Key West are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are warmer (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Marathon, Big Pine Key, Cudjoe Sales
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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