30 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

30 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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30 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Billund
Fly + Bus:  15​h 15​min
1
Charlottesville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Panama City Beach, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h 15​min
3
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
St. Augustine, Florida
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Tybee Island
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
9
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
10
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Billund

3
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Escape the urban bustle at Saunders-Monticello Trail and Rivanna Trails. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monticello and University of Virginia. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland, learn about winemaking at Thatch Winery, gain insight at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Charlottesville online holiday planner .

Billund, Denmark to Charlottesville is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Billund to Charlottesville is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Billund in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Charlottesville: highs are around 36°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monticello ©
Monticello
University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia

3
nights
Panama City Beach, Florida

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Step out of the city life by going to Swim with Dolphins and St. Andrews State Park. Bring the kids along to Henderson Beach State Park and M.B. Miller County Pier. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, and browse the different shops at Pier Park.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Panama City Beach trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Charlottesville to Panama City Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Panama City Beach when traveling from Charlottesville in July, with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Henderson Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park

2
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 8th (Wed), stroll through Bahia Honda State Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Park Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Marathon day trip website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Panama City Beach to Marathon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Marathon, with lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
Bring the kids along to Fort Zachary Taylor and Smathers Beach. Visit Saint Mary Star of the Sea and St. Paul's Episcopal Church for their historical value. There's still lots to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Key West online holiday planner .

Take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Key West are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. We've included these beaches for you: St. Augustine Beach and Vilano Beach. Kids will enjoy Fishing Charters & Tours and Old Florida Museum. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., browse the exhibits of St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, take in the history at Mission of Nombre de Dios, and pause for some serene contemplation at Memorial Presbyterian Church.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in St. Augustine, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Tybee Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Mission of Nombre de Dios ©
Mission of Nombre de Dios
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

1
night
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 17th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tybee Island Beach, then make a trip to Cockspur lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at North Beach.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tybee Island trip itinerary planner .

Drive from St. Augustine to Tybee Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Cockspur lighthouse ©
Cockspur lighthouse

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross, get engrossed in the history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Wormsloe Historic Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church, and then stroll through The Sands.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Tybee Island to Savannah takes an hour. In July in Savannah, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

The Sands, The Church of the Cross
Highlights from your plan
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace ©
Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace

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nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church and Mitchelville Freedom Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and The Sandbox Interactive Children's Museum. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, stop by The Oilerie Hilton Head Island, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

Make your Hilton Head itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Savannah to Hilton Head by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Redeemer By the Sea Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Nags Head using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Hilton Head to Nags Head takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nags Head

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Wright Brothers National Memorial, Holy Redeemer By the Sea Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Met Cloisters. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Patrick's Cathedral and Speed Boats Tours. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Nags Head to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters

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