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

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

Plan my day in New York City using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Jakarta, Indonesia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 12 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in May; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

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

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and The Overseas Highway. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Truman Little White House and The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Key West, with highs around 34°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin Research Center and Sombrero Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Sunset Park Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marathon: Islamorada (Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, Fishing Charters & Tours, & more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, see the vivid underwater world at Sombrero Reef, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Marathon trip maker tool .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Islamorada, Sunset Park Beach, 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
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Augustine Beach and Frank Butler County Park West. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Augustine: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet) and Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, examine the collection at The Lightner Museum, and don't miss a visit to St. George Street.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our St. Augustine trip planning tool .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Marathon to St. Augustine in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in St. Augustine when traveling from Marathon in June, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Crescent Beach Public Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

4
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Fort Pulaski National Monument and Savannah Historic District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Bonaventure Cemetery and Colonial Park Cemetery are in your itinerary. Explore Savannah's surroundings by going to Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island) and Hilton Head (Coligny Beach, Spas & Wellness, & more). And it doesn't end there: delve into the mystery of Olde Pink House, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Second African Baptist Church, and brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip maker .

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Savannah are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

4
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Fort Sumter National Monument and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Middleton Place and Nathaniel Russell House. Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Riley Waterfront Park, and take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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