22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Assateague Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Norfolk
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Buxton, Hatteras Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Eustis
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h
End: New York City

1
night
Assateague Island

Assateague Island
For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Assateague Island holiday planning tool .

New York City to Assateague Island is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. In December in Assateague Island, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 35°F at night. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel to Norfolk.

Things to do in Assateague Island

Parks Nature Wildlife

2
nights
Norfolk

Norfolk ©
Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
On the 29th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Lone Sailor Statue, stroll around Town Point Park, then get engrossed in the history at MacArthur Memorial, and finally shop like a local with MacArthur Center. Keep things going the next day: stroll through The Noland Trail, then pause for some photo ops at Armed Forces Memorial, then get lost in a book at Slover Library, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at O'Connor Brewing Co..

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Norfolk trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Assateague Island to Norfolk with the Route module. In December in Norfolk, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Buxton.

Things to do in Norfolk

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

The Noland Trail
Highlights from your plan
Town Point Park ©
Town Point Park
The Noland Trail ©
The Noland Trail
MacArthur Memorial ©
MacArthur Memorial

3
nights
Buxton, Hatteras Island

Buxton ©
Buxton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on Hatteras Island (part of the Outer Banks) near Cape Hatteras. On the 31st (Tue), have some family-friendly fun at Uncle Eddy's Frozen Custard and 18-Hole Mini Golf, then kick back and relax at Haulover, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shelley Island, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Buxton Seafood. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Frisco Beach, then see the interesting displays at Hatteras Island Ocean Center, then look for gifts at Lee Robinson's General Store, and finally hike along Buxton Woods Nature Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Buxton visit planner .

Getting from Norfolk to Buxton by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Buxton when traveling from Norfolk in December, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Buxton

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hatteras, Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC, Frisco Beach
Highlights from your plan
Haulover ©
Haulover
Shelley Island ©
Shelley Island
Hatteras Island Ocean Center ©
Hatteras Island Ocean Center

3
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Holden Beach and Ocean Drive Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum and Wheels of Yesteryear. Take a break from Myrtle Beach with a short trip to Fishing Charters & Tours in Pawleys Island, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at New South Brewing, enjoy the sand and surf at Windy Hill Beach, see the interesting displays at Myrtle Beach Pinball Museum, and let the kids burn off some steam at Savannah's Playground.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Buxton to Myrtle Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. January in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

North Myrtle Beach, Holden Beach, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Holden Beach ©
Holden Beach
Ocean Drive Beach ©
Ocean Drive Beach
Windy Hill Beach ©
Windy Hill Beach

2
nights
Charleston

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 (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, then identify plant and animal life at The Center for Birds of Prey, then stroll around Shem Creek Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kiawah Beachwalker Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then walk around James Island County Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Isle of Palms Beach, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston holiday planner.

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Isle of Palms Beach, Shem Creek Park, The Center for Birds of Prey, Kiawah Beachwalker Park
Highlights from your plan
James Island County Park ©
James Island County Park
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim ©
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
Shem Creek Park ©
Shem Creek Park

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Visit North Beach and Driessen Beach Park for some beach relaxation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Webb Military Museum and Old Sheldon Church Ruins. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: The Church of the Cross (in Bluffton) and Hilton Head (Folly Field Beach Park, Hilton Head Distillery, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Andrew Low House, immerse yourself in nature at Skidaway Island State Park, and don't miss a visit to Chippewa Square.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Savannah online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Savannah sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hilton Head, North Beach, The Church of the Cross, Old Sheldon Church Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Folly Field Beach Park ©
Folly Field Beach Park
Driessen Beach Park ©
Driessen Beach Park
Pin Point Heritage Museum ©
Pin Point Heritage Museum

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 11th (Sat), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Father Miguel O'Reilly House Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, and finally see the interesting displays at Medieval Torture Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Crescent Beach Public Beach, then stop by Claude's Chocolate, then contemplate the long history of Fort Mose Historic State Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Old Florida Museum.

Make your St. Augustine itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Savannah in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in St. Augustine, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Eustis.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Crescent Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Claude's Chocolate ©
Claude's Chocolate
Medieval Torture Museum ©
Medieval Torture Museum

1
night
Eustis

Eustis ©
Eustis is a city in Lake County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at The CATalyst, play a few rounds at Black Bear Golf Club, then trek along Hidden Waters Preserve, and finally look for gifts at Peddler's Wagon.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Eustis trip website .

Drive from St. Augustine to Eustis in 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Eustis can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Eustis

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

The CATalyst
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Waters Preserve ©
Hidden Waters Preserve
Black Bear Golf Club ©
Black Bear Golf Club
Peddler's Wagon ©
Peddler's Wagon

4
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.
Relax by the water at Smathers Beach and South Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seven Mile Bridge and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key), Big Pine Key (Long Beach & Calusa Beach) and Sunset Park Beach (in Key Colony Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Key West Firehouse Museum, kick back and relax at Higgs Beach, stroll through Key West Garden Club, and look for all kinds of wild species at Vandenberg Wreck.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Key West online travel route planner .

Explore your travel options from Eustis to Key West with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Eustis in January; daily highs in Key West reach 76°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Marathon, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Smathers Beach ©
Smathers Beach
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
Key West Historic Seaport ©
Key West Historic Seaport

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