24 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

24 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 3 nights
2
Nantucket
— 2 nights
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
4
Buffalo
— 1 day
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
6
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
7
Marathon
— 2 nights
8
Orlando
— 2 nights

3
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.
Relax by the water at Island Beach State Park and 8th Ave Jetty. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Chelsea Market. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Sam's Point Preserve (in Cragsmoor) and Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge (in Wallkill). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City online road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to New York City. Traveling from Dubai in July, expect New York City to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Island Beach State Park, Sam's Point Preserve, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge, 8th Ave Jetty
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge ©

2
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, contemplate the long history of Greater Light, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfside Beach. On your second day here, stroll through Nobadeer, thenstop by The Hub, thenenjoy the sea views from Brant Point Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Jetties Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nantucket travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Nantucket takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Nantucket to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Nantucket

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Nobadeer ©
Nobadeer
Greater Light ©
Greater Light

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Visiting Shore Path and Eagle Lake Acadia National Park will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Seal Cove Auto Museum and St. Saviour's Church :. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Echo Lake Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, hike along Beech Cliff Loop, and take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

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You can fly from Nantucket to Bar Harbor in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Nantucket in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bar Harbor, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Echo Lake Beach, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Beech Cliff Loop
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach

1
day
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
On the 4th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica, get engrossed in the history at Pierce-Arrow Museum, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Tifft Nature Preserve, and finally don't miss a visit to Elmwood Village.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Buffalo visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to Buffalo takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Buffalo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Pierce-Arrow Museum ©
Pierce-Arrow Museum
Tifft Nature Preserve ©
Tifft Nature Preserve

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Great Falls Park. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, thenwander the streets of Old Town, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Torpedo Factory Art Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Buffalo to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buffalo in August: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Washington DC

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Alexandria, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Great Falls Park
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Old Town ©
Old Town
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
nights
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.
Shop till you drop at Nash Gallery and Coligny Plaza Shopping Center. Visit Coligny Beach and Burkes Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, play a few rounds at The Golf Courses of Palmetto Dunes, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hilton Head road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Hilton Head takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hilton Head are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Get a sense of the local culture at History of Diving Museum and Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Turtle Hospital and Islamorada Brewery & Distillery. Change things up with a short trip to Waterskiing & Jetskiing in Islamorada (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Sombrero Reef, get all the information you need at Pigeon Key Foundation, explore the galleries of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and stroll through Sunset Park Beach.

Find out how to plan Marathon trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Hilton Head to Marathon takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Beach at Daytona Beach and A Day Away Kayak Tours. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at International Drive and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Step out of Orlando with an excursion to Ormond Beach in Ormond Beach--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: discover the magic at World of Disney and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Marathon to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Orlando sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, A Day Away Kayak Tours, Ormond Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
A Day Away Kayak Tours ©
A Day Away Kayak Tours

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