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: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
3
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Tybee Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
8
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Dammam

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mystic Seaport Museum and The Breakers. Popular historic sites such as Fort Adams State Park and Ocean Drive Historic District are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Highfield Hall & Gardens (in Falmouth) and Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich). It doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Newport trip app .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Newport is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dammam in July; daily highs in Newport reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can 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
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New York Public Library and St. Patrick's Cathedral. 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, go for a walk through Central Park, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip builder app .

You can drive from Newport to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newport in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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, explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then take an in-depth tour of Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally view the masterpieces at The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nags Head trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from New York City to Nags Head in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Nags Head

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

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 discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head visit app .

Getting from Nags Head to Hilton Head by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tybee Island online journey planner .

You can drive from Hilton Head to Tybee Island in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Tybee Island can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Tybee Island

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

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Step off the beaten path and head to Ormond Beach and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Get some cultural insight at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Explore St. Augustine's surroundings by going to Daytona Beach (Beach at Daytona Beach & Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory). The adventure continues: stroll through St. Augustine Beach, sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and see the interesting displays at Lightner Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read St. Augustine online vacation planner .

You can drive from Tybee Island to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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 Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fishing Charters & Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, make a trip to Duval Street, and take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

Plan a Key West trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from St. Augustine in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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), kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Marathon trip planning tool .

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Marathon sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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