27 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

27 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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27 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
bus + Fly:  28​h
1
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
5
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
7
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Jakarta

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. Get a sense of the local culture at Patriots Point and St. Michael's Church. Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Riley Waterfront Park, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Charleston trip planning website .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Charleston is an approximately 28-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Jakarta to Charleston, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in May, expect Charleston to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Patriots Point
Highlights from your plan
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coligny Beach and Alder Lane Beach Access. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, contemplate the long history of Zion Cemetery and Baynard Mausoleum, enjoy the sand and surf at Burkes Beach, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hilton Head trip maker website .

You can drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fort Pulaski National Monument and Bonaventure Cemetery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Savannah Historic District. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, don't miss a visit to City Market, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Savannah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

3
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 St. Augustine Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Frank Butler County Park West and Ormond Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the St. Augustine road trip planner.

Getting from Savannah to St. Augustine by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin Research Center and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marathon: Islamorada (Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room & Fishing Charters & Tours). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital and take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon tour planner.

Getting from St. Augustine to Marathon by combination of car, flight, and shuttle takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from St. Augustine in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Marathon, with lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Get some historical perspective at Truman Little White House and Fort Zachary Taylor. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get interesting insight from Tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Key West travel route planner .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

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

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Get some cultural insight at Fifth Avenue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, approximately 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in June, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 21°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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