25 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

25 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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25 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
6
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Vienna

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor sightseeing planning app .

Vienna, Austria to Bar Harbor is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. September in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island

1
night
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then admire the local landmark of Pineapple Fountain. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Fort Sumter National Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at The Center for Birds of Prey, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip app .

Fly from Bar Harbor to Charleston in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bar Harbor in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Charleston: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

The Center for Birds of Prey, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Walking tours

2
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.
On the 10th (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Coligny Beach. Keep things going the next day: try for a hole-in-one at Pirate's Island Adventure Golf, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hilton Head trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 12th (Thu), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then browse the exhibits of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, view the masterpieces at Liquid Sands Glass Gallery, steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, then stroll around Forsyth Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple.

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Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Savannah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Savannah, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Forsyth Park ©
Forsyth Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and finally kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to St. George Street, then look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then explore and take pictures at Flagler College.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read St. Augustine online attractions planner .

Getting from Savannah to St. Augustine by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Historic Sites
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Flagler College ©
Flagler College

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 16th (Mon): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

Discover how to plan a Marathon trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from St. Augustine to Marathon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from St. Augustine in September, Marathon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dry Tortugas National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daytime highs in Key West are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum and then admire all the interesting features of Blue Ridge Parkway. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

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Do a combination of flight and car from Key West to Asheville in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in September, you will find days in Asheville are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are cooler (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Asheville

Scenic Drive Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Blue Ridge Pkwy
Highlights from your plan
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and World Trade Center's Liberty Park. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Hyde Park (Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site & Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum) and Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton). The adventure continues: walk around Central Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City route maker app .

Getting from Asheville to New York City by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Asheville in September, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Grounds For Sculpture
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Food Tours

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: witness the site of a historic battle at Antietam National Battlefield.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Antietam National Battlefield, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, U.S. Naval Academy
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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