25 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

25 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Newport
— 2 nights
2
New York City
— 5 nights
3
Nags Head
— 2 nights
4
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
5
Tybee Island
— 1 night
6
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
7
Key West
— 3 nights
8
Marathon
— 2 nights

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
The Breakers and Cliff Walk are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mystic Seaport Museum and Heritage Museums & Gardens. Change things up with a short trip to Highfield Hall & Gardens in Falmouth (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Ocean Drive Historic District and steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Newport online itinerary planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Newport is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to Newport is minus 8 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dammam in July, with highs in Newport at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Newport

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Mystic Seaport Museum, Highfield Hall & Gardens, Heritage Museums & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum

5
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 New York Public Library and Frick Collection. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Tenement Museum. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Central Park, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in July, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

2
nights
Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, immerse yourself in nature at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nags Head travel route planner.

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. July in Nags Head sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Nags Head

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Hilton Head

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's much more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Nags Head to Hilton Head takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. July in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

1
night
Tybee Island

Tybee Island
Tybee Island is a city and barrier island located in Chatham County, Georgia, 18 miles (29 km) east of Savannah, United States. On the 15th (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tybee Island trip planner.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Tybee Island in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum and The Ximenez-Fatio House will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Augustine: Daytona Beach (Beach at Daytona Beach & Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory) and Ormond Beach (in Ormond Beach). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, examine the collection at Lightner Museum, identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Tybee Island to St. Augustine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

3
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.
Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Duval Street, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, and visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Key West trip planner.

You can fly from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from St. Augustine in July since evenings lows in Key West dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Fishing Charters & Tours
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Marathon tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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