29 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

29 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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29 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + shuttle:  28​h
1
Marathon
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Tybee Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Nantucket
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

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.
Family-friendly places like Dolphin Research Center and Robbie's of Islamorada will thrill your kids. Relax by the water at Sombrero Beach and Anne's Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery in Islamorada (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and stroll through Sunset Park Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Marathon trip maker website .

Sydney, Australia to Marathon is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Marathon is minus 15 hours. When traveling from Sydney in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Marathon, with highs around 38°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Truman Little White House and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Key West road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tybee Island.

Things to do in Key West

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

3
nights
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 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Savannah River Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park, and finally don't miss a visit to River street Savannah. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then visit a coastal fixture at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tybee Island travel route planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Tybee Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Key West in October, with highs in Tybee Island at 28°C and lows at 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Brookgreen Gardens, shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach, and then take in panoramic vistas at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach road trip site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Tybee Island to Myrtle Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In October in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Brookgreen Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

4
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Visit Madaket Beach and Jetties Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Surfside Beach and Siasconset Beach. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Whaling Museum, enjoy the sea views from Brant Point Lighthouse, get engrossed in the history at Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, and steep yourself in history at Greater Light.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nantucket sightseeing planning site .

You can fly from Myrtle Beach to Nantucket in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in October, things will get little chillier in Nantucket: highs are around 19°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Nantucket

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Siasconset Beach ©
Siasconset Beach

4
nights
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Visit Menemsha Hills and Lighthouse Beach for some beach relaxation. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gay Head Lighthouse and Edgartown Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Oak Bluffs: Menemsha Public Beach (in Menemsha) and Lucy Vincent Beach (in Chilmark). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Lambert's Cove Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Joseph Sylvia State Beach, and don't miss a visit to Flying Horses Carousel.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Oak Bluffs road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Nantucket to Oak Bluffs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Nantucket in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 8°C in Oak Bluffs. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Edgartown, Chilmark, Menemsha Public Beach, Gay Head Lighthouse, Lambert's Cove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Menemsha Public Beach ©
Menemsha Public Beach
Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills
Lucy Vincent Beach ©
Lucy Vincent 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, and don't miss a visit to Times Square.

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Getting from Oak Bluffs to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Oak Bluffs in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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