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: Dubai
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h
3
Nantucket
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Nags Head
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
8
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 27th (Sat), cruise along Park Loop Road, then hike along Indian Point Blagden Preserve, and then head off the coast to Mount Desert Island. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Bar Harbor is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dubai to Bar Harbor, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Bar Harbor is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Park Loop Road, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
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Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
On the 29th (Mon), stroll through Ogunquit Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ogunquit sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in July, expect nights in Ogunquit to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

2
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. On the 30th (Tue), kick back and relax at Nobadeer, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Episcopal Church, then visit a coastal fixture at Sankaty Head Lighthouse, and finally kick back and relax at Cisco Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Brant Point Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Madaket Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jetties Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nantucket trip planning tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Ogunquit to Nantucket in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Ogunquit, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Nantucket, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Edgartown.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Madaket Beach ©
Madaket Beach
Brant Point Lighthouse ©
Brant Point Lighthouse

3
nights
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Menemsha Hills and Aquinnah Cliffs. Visit Menemsha Public Beach and Lighthouse Beach for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from Edgartown to Aquinnah to see Gay Head Lighthouse about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Katama Beach/ South Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Norton Point Beach, and wander the streets of Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Edgartown travel route planner .

Drive from Nantucket to Edgartown in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Edgartown are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA), Menemsha Hills, Menemsha Public Beach
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Menemsha Public Beach ©
Menemsha Public Beach
Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally stop by Seagreen Gallery. Keep things going the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nags Head trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Edgartown to Nags Head by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and car. Traveling from Edgartown in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Nags Head. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Nags Head

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wright Brothers National Memorial, Parasailing & Paragliding, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. On your second day here, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, 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 ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hilton Head trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Nags Head to Hilton Head takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In August in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 8th (Thu), sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and finally enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Frank Butler County Park West, identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Flagler College.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Hilton Head to St. Augustine in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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 10th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marathon trip maker .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from St. Augustine to Marathon in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Isle Cook Key West. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, cruise along The Overseas Highway, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Key West day trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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