31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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North Conway
— 2 nights
3
New York City
— 2 nights
4
Charleston
— 2 nights
5
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
7
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
8
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
9
Key West
— 3 nights
10
Marathon
— 6 nights

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Land Bridge to Bar Island and Park Loop Road. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, get a taste of the local shopping with Little Village Gifts, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to Bar Harbor is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Bar Harbor is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get much colder in Bar Harbor: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to North Conway.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

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North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center and then cruise along Kancamagus Highway. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rocky Gorge, then fly down the slopes at Bear Notch Ski Touring Center, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our North Conway trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bar Harbor to North Conway in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Rocky Gorge, Bear Notch Ski Touring Center
Highlights from your plan
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from North Conway to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from North Conway in November: high temperatures in New York City hover around 16°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 12th (Tue), stroll through Joe Riley Waterfront Park, stroll through Angel Oak Tree, then take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument and then brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston day trip site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Charleston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New York City in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Charleston, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Angel Oak Tree, Patriots Point
Highlights from your plan
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Joe Riley Waterfront Park ©
Joe Riley Waterfront Park
Walking tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): let little ones run wild at Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground, enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): head outdoors with HHI Jet Pack, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then stop by Chocolates by the Sea, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Silver Garden Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hilton Head online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, explore the galleries of Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally walk around Forsyth Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Savannah travel route planner.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Savannah in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Savannah are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Food Tours
Forsyth Park ©
Forsyth Park

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. On the 18th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, then deepen your understanding at Flagler College, then see the interesting displays at Lightner Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, then take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then make a trip to St. George Street.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip app.

Getting from Savannah to St. Augustine by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in St. Augustine when traveling from Savannah in November, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery
St. George Street ©
St. George Street

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Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Discover out-of-the-way places like J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Whitney's Bait and Tackle. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, look for gifts at Adventures In Paradise Outfitters, let little ones run wild at Sanibel Community Playground, and stroll through Bowman's Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sanibel Island trip app.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Sanibel Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Augustine in November: highs in Sanibel Island hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
J.N. ©
The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum ©
The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach

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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 Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, stop by Key West Local Luxe, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Key West trip builder tool.

You can fly from Sanibel Island to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sanibel Island in November since evenings lows in Key West dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Turtle Hospital and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: Islamorada (Scuba & Snorkeling, A Lil' Tail Charters, &more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park, head outdoors with Gemini Dream Charters, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Marathon trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Key West to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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

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