28 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

28 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA trip itinerary planner

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Newport
— 2 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tybee Island
— 1 night
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St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sarasota
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
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Boston
— 3 nights
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Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ocean Drive Historic District and The Elms. Popular historic sites such as Marble House and Fort Adams State Park are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour in style with a train tour, see the interesting displays at Rosecliff, and get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Newport trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Newport is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in August; daily highs in Newport reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Myrtle Beach

— 3 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Get a sense of the local culture at Brookgreen Gardens and Broadway at the Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Alligator Adventure. There's much more to do: play a few rounds at Mt. Atlanticus, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Myrtle Beach journey app.

Traveling by flight from Newport to Myrtle Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Newport in August, expect Myrtle Beach to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 21st (Sun), snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Patriots Point, then contemplate the long history of Boone Hall Plantation, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): expand your understanding of the military at Fort Sumter National Monument, then stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Charleston trip planner.

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Charleston sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stroll through Sea Pines Forest Preserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Coastal Discovery Museum, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina.

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Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hilton Head are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Spas

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Historic River Street, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally walk around Forsyth Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Savannah trip maker site.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Savannah in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Savannah are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Tybee Island

— 1 night
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 27th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Light Station And Museum, and finally stroll through Tybee Island Beach.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Tybee Island trip itinerary builder website.

Tybee Island is just a stone's throw from Savannah. In August, daytime highs in Tybee Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

St. Augustine

— 3 nights
St. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ormond Beach and Old City. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Augustine: Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach) and Fort Clinch State Park (in Fernandina Beach). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Old Jail, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

Before you visit St. Augustine, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Tybee Island to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sarasota

— 3 nights
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida. Get some cultural insight at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and The Dali Museum. Relax by the water at Treasure Island Beach and Madeira Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sarasota side-trips: Fishing Charters & Tours (in Punta Gorda) and St. Pete Beach (in St. Pete Beach). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Ringling and tour the pleasant surroundings at Siesta Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sarasota trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Sarasota takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. August in Sarasota sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Key West.

Things to do in Sarasota

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Key West

— 3 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum will appeal to history buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Fort Zachary Taylor. Venture out of the city with trips to Marathon (Sombrero Beach & The Turtle Hospital). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House.

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

Traveling by flight from Sarasota to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sarasota in September since evenings lows in Key West dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can fly to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Panama City Beach

— 2 nights

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
On the 6th (Tue), take in the waterfront at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, then browse the different shops at Pier Park, and then stroll through Panama City Beach. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Panama City Beach attractions website.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Panama City Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Panama City Beach. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can fly to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Ogunquit

— 1 night
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit visit planner.

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Ogunquit in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Panama City Beach in September, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Ogunquit: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally walk around Boston Common. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and finally wander the streets of North End.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Boston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Boston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip