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: Sydney
Fly + shuttle:  28​h
1
Marathon
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
— 5 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
6
Destin
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Curry Hammock State Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, and then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Sombrero Reef, identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then choose your vessel at Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Marathon trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sydney, Australia to Marathon is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Marathon. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Marathon hover around 38°C and lows are around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

5
nights
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Edgartown Lighthouse and Cottage Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Menemsha Hills and Menemsha Public Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oak Bluffs: Gay Head Lighthouse (in Aquinnah), Lucy Vincent Beach (in Chilmark) and Mytoi (in Edgartown). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Joseph Sylvia State Beach, make a trip to Flying Horses Carousel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Inkwell Beach, and steep yourself in history at Trinity Park Tabernacle.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Oak Bluffs online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Marathon to Oak Bluffs in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Marathon in July, with highs in Oak Bluffs at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Edgartown, Chilmark, Gay Head Lighthouse, Menemsha Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Menemsha Public Beach ©
Menemsha Public Beach
Gay Head Lighthouse ©
Gay Head Lighthouse
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse

3
nights
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Explore hidden gems such as Old Orchard Beach and Parson's Beach. Visiting Footbridge Beach and Perkins Cove will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, find something for the whole family at Funtown Splashtown USA, and kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ogunquit tour planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Oak Bluffs to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Parsons Beach, Funtown Splashtown USA, Old Orchard Beach
Highlights from your plan
Funtown Splashtown USA ©
Funtown Splashtown USA
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

5
nights
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Egg Rock Light and St Saviour's Episcopal Church. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Bar Island Trails. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Echo Lake Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Head Trail, trek along Precipice Trail, and see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Acadia National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Acadia National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Ogunquit in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Acadia National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails

4
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Hollywood Wax Museum Entertainment Center and Atalaya are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Litchfield Beach and Family Kingdom Amusement Park. Go for a jaunt from Myrtle Beach to North Myrtle Beach to see Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and tee off at Captain Hook's Adventure Golf.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Acadia National Park to Myrtle Beach in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Acadia National Park in July; daily highs in Myrtle Beach reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Destin.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Golf Transportation

Side Trips

Litchfield Beach, Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions, Atalaya
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Litchfield Beach ©
Litchfield Beach
Captain Hook's Adventure Golf ©
Captain Hook's Adventure Golf

3
nights
Destin

Destin ©
With emerald water and white beaches, Destin is one of America's favorite vacation destinations.
Step off the beaten path and head to Destin Harbor and Wonderworks. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Panama City Beach. Step out of Destin with an excursion to Shipwreck Island Waterpark in Panama City Beach--about 1h 15 min away.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Destin online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Destin by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Destin are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Destin

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Panama City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Destin Harbor ©
Destin Harbor
Shipwreck Island Waterpark ©
Shipwreck Island Waterpark
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach

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