31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  29​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Tybee Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Savannah
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Sanibel Island
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
6
Key West
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Marathon
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  30​h
End: Adelaide

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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Fifth Avenue and Times Square. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner .

Adelaide, Australia to New York City is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Eastern Standard Time is minus 14 hours. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): look for gifts at Sherman's Books & Stationery. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Christmas Vacation Shop, look for gifts at FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, then stop by A Little Mad, and finally look for gifts at The Rock & Art Shop.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bar Harbor vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Bar Harbor in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 9°C and lows are around -1°C. On the 8th (Thu), you're off toTybee Island.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ship Harbor Nature Trail
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Ship Harbor Nature Trail ©
Ship Harbor Nature Trail
St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :

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. Fort Pulaski National Monument and Cockspur lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Back River Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach and stroll through Mid Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tybee Island trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Bar Harbor to Tybee Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In November, Tybee Island is much hotter than Bar Harbor - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Tybee Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach

5
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Bonaventure Cemetery and Midway Museum will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Savannah Historic District and Mickve Israel Temple. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Hilton Head (Spas & Wellness, Coligny Beach, & more). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Historic Savannah Theatre, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, contemplate the long history of The Olde Pink House, and make a trip to River street Savannah.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Savannah online holiday planner .

Savannah is just a stone's throw from Tybee Island. In November, daytime highs in Savannah are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple

5
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fifth Avenue South and Sanibel Island Lighthouse. For shopping fun, head to B Unique Boutique or The Bait Box. Change things up with these side-trips from Sanibel Island: Fort Myers Beach (in Fort Myers Beach) and Naples Pier (in Naples).

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sanibel Island day trip website .

Getting from Savannah to Sanibel Island by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, Sanibel Island is somewhat warmer than Savannah - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Naples, Fort Myers Beach, Captiva Beach
Highlights from your plan
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Shop till you drop at Uva Wine Shop & Bar and Marcial de Gomar Emeralds International. Spend the 22nd (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, stop by De La Gallery, admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway, and take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West road trip site .

Getting from Sanibel Island to Key West by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sanibel Island in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Turtle Hospital and Robbie's of Islamorada. Visit Bahia Honda State Park and Sunset Park Beach for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from Marathon to Islamorada to see Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, look for gifts at The Tackle Box, and take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marathon trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Key West to Marathon by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors 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

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