28 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

28 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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28 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Rosario
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Key Largo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
7
Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
DeLand
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Rosario

3
nights
Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and African Queen Canal Cruise. There's much more to do: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

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

Rosario, Argentina to Key Largo is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time (ART) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Rosario in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Key Largo, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Islamorada
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Marathon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Marathon, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

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

4
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 Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at The Overseas Highway and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Spend the 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and browse the exhibits of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Key West holiday site .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

2
nights
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Capri Paddlecraft Park, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Marco Island route website .

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in December, Marco Island is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): walk around Pond Apple Park, look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bowman's Beach. On your second day here, stroll through Captiva Beach and then admire the natural beauty at Edison and Ford Winter Estates.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sanibel Island trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Sanibel Island takes 2 hours. December in Sanibel Island sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Captiva Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Patrick's Cathedral and New York Public Library. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, stroll around Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Sanibel Island to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sanibel Island in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

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

4
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 Bonaventure Cemetery and Coligny Beach. Visit Mickve Israel Temple and Fort Pulaski National Monument for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island), Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Jekyll Island (Jekyll Island Historic District & Driftwood Beach). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of City Market, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, and stroll around Forsyth Park.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Savannah driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Savannah in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Savannah reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Jekyll Island, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Clinch State Park and The Ximenez-Fatio House. When in St. Augustine, make a side trip to see Marlin & Barrel Distillery in Fernandina Beach, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Fort Matanzas National Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, stroll through St. Augustine Beach, and deepen your understanding at Flagler College.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our St. Augustine trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Savannah to St. Augustine by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in St. Augustine when traveling from Savannah in December, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to DeLand.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Amelia Island
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park

3
nights
DeLand

DeLand ©
DeLand is a city in the U.S. On the 4th (Sat), join the crowd at Daytona International Speedway, then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach at Daytona Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park, then kick back and relax at Ormond Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the DeLand route maker site .

You can drive from St. Augustine to DeLand in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in DeLand, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in DeLand

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Daytona Beach, Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Ormond Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach