31 days in West Coast, East Coast of USA & New Orleans Itinerary

31 days in West Coast, East Coast of USA & New Orleans Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Savannah
— 3 nights
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
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Sarasota
— 3 nights
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Marco Island
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 5 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like California State Railroad Museum and Ferry Building Marketplace. Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Patrick's Cathedral and Ellis Island. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New York City tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in New York City: temperatures range from 5°C by day to -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Visiting Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Coligny Beach will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bonaventure Cemetery and Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island) and Spas (in Hilton Head). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Olde Pink House, walk around Forsyth Park, wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, and get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah day trip planning site.

Getting from New York City to Savannah by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in January, you will find days in Savannah are much warmer (19°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Step out of the city life by going to Fort Clinch State Park and Fort Matanzas National Monument. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Lightner Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Augustine: Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory (in Daytona Beach), Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, deepen your understanding at Flagler College, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine day trip planning tool.

Drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Savannah in January since evenings lows in St. Augustine dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

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Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Dali Museum and Ca d'Zan. Appreciate the collections at The Ringling and Edison and Ford Winter Estates. Venture out of the city with trips to Venice Beach (in Venice), Sunshine Skyway Bridge (in Tampa) and Treasure Island Beach (in Treasure Island). There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sarasota trip planner.

Getting from St. Augustine to Sarasota by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from St. Augustine in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sarasota: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum
The Ringling ©
The Ringling

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Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Marco Island tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Sarasota to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In February, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Key West

Key West ©

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.
Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Overseas Highway and Dry Tortugas National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, and examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Key West trip planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Marco Island to Key West takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marco Island in February, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Escape My Room New Orleans will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Garden District and Royal Street. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). There's much more to do: examine the collection at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, take an in-depth tour of Gallier House, and look for gifts at Boutique du Vampyre.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to New Orleans. When traveling from Key West in February, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Garden District ©
Garden District

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