23 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

23 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA trip maker

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New York City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nags Head
— 2 nights
Fly to Miami, Shuttle to Marathon
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Marathon
— 1 night
Drive
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Key West
— 3 nights
Fly to Orlando, Bus to St. Augustine
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St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive
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Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
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New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Times Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online holiday planner.

Athens, Greece to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in June, things will get a bit cooler in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Nags Head

— 2 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
On the 13th (Thu), visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Redeemer By the Sea Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nags Head online holiday builder.

You can fly from New York City to Nags Head in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In June in Nags Head, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Nags Head

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Marathon

— 1 night

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 15th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marathon itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Nags Head to Marathon takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nags Head in June: high temperatures in Marathon hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Key West

— 3 nights

Conch Republic

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 outdoors at Fort Zachary Taylor and The Overseas Highway. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dry Tortugas National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Key West online itinerary planner.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Key West, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Tours

St. Augustine

— 1 night
St. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then browse the exhibits of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Fort Matanzas National Monument.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to St. Augustine in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in June, plan for slightly colder nights in St. Augustine, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Hilton Head

— 3 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Visiting Coligny Beach and Parasailing & Paragliding will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speed Boats Tours and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour, look for gifts at The Silver Garden Gallery, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Burkes Beach.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hilton Head trip planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Hilton Head in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Explore hidden gems such as Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Patriots Point and St. Michael's Church. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Hilton Head to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 3 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Cadillac Mountain and Gorham Mountain Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shore Path and Great Head Trail. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Park Loop Road, don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and identify plant and animal life at Indian Point Blagden Preserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip maker tool.

Fly from Charleston to Bar Harbor in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Charleston in June, you will find days in Bar Harbor are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips