22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

22 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA journey maker

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
New York City
— 2 nights
2
Charleston
— 2 nights
3
Hilton Head
— 1 night
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
5
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
6
Orlando
— 3 nights
7
Fort Lauderdale
— 2 nights
8
Key West
— 3 nights
9
Panama City Beach
— 3 nights

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get some historical perspective at St. Patrick's Cathedral and 9/11 Memorial. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ellis Island and New York Public Library. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, stroll around The High Line, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New York City. In May, daytime highs in New York City are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take an in-depth tour of Nathaniel Russell House, and then stroll through Joe Riley Waterfront Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Boone Hall Plantation, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Sumter National Monument, and then take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Charleston sightseeing planner.

Fly from New York City to Charleston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Charleston is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 81°F and lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Boone Hall Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Boone Hall Plantation ©
Boone Hall Plantation

1
night
Hilton Head

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 (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hilton Head Distillery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hilton Head trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Spas

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then stroll around Forsyth Park, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then steep yourself in history at Fort Pulaski National Monument, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Savannah road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Savannah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Savannah sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Augustine Distillery and Fort Clinch State Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, see the interesting displays at The Ximenez-Fatio House, look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and make a trip to St. George Street.

You can plan St. Augustine trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Savannah to St. Augustine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Fort Clinch State Park
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Cape Canavarel National Cemetery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. Go for a jaunt from Orlando to Daytona Beach to see Beach at Daytona Beach about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Disney Springs, and get your game on at Nomadic.

You can plan Orlando trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from St. Augustine to Orlando in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery, Fishing Charters & Tours, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

2
nights
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): browse the different shops at Sawgrass Mills, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Stranahan House, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hollywood Beach.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Fort Lauderdale trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Fort Lauderdale takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in May, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lock & Load Museum, Sawgrass Mills, Hollywood Beach, Art Deco Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Step off the beaten path and head to The Turtle Hospital and Key West Cemetery. Take a break from Key West with a short trip to Bahia Honda State Park in Big Pine Key, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Key West travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Fort Lauderdale to Key West takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Key West are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, The Turtle Hospital
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

3
nights
Panama City Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): kick back and relax at St. Andrews State Park, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Henderson Beach State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Rosa Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Panama City Beach itinerary builder website.

Fly from Key West to Panama City Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Panama City Beach, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Destin, Santa Rosa Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park

Similar plans

25 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 25 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 26 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, teens, popular sights Preferences: January, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 25 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 32 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, popular sights Preferences: July, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 30 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, popular sights Preferences: September, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 50 days in East Coast of USA & West Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans