34 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

34 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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34 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Key West
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Islamorada
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Marco Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Sanibel Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Sarasota
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Charleston
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Newark

5
nights
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 explore and learn at Mel Fisher Maritime Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens and Key West Pottery. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, cast your line with a fishing tour, and look for gifts at De La Gallery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip maker .

Newark to Key West is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. In March, Key West is much warmer than Newark - with highs of 79°F and lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens ©
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin Research Center and Sunset Park Beach. Visit Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Marathon day trip tool .

Drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Marathon, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

4
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Old Road Gallery and Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and A Lil' Tail Charters. Step out of Islamorada to go to Key Largo and see John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, which is approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, head outdoors with Takedown Charters, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Islamorada trip maker app .

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. March in Islamorada sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 69°F at night. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
A  Lil' Tail Charters ©
A Lil' Tail Charters

4
nights
Marco Island

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Barefoot Beach Preserve and Tigertail Beach. Do your shopping at Malenda Trick Art Gallery and Fifth Avenue South. Get out of town with these interesting Marco Island side-trips: Everglades City (Speed Boats Tours & Nature & Wildlife Tours), Big Cypress National Preserve (in Ochopee) and Naples (Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary & Lowdermilk Beach). There's more to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Marco Island travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Marco Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Marco Island when traveling from Islamorada in March, with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Naples, Everglades City, Barefoot Beach Preserve, Big Cypress National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Big Cypress National Preserve ©
Big Cypress National Preserve
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve
Tigertail Beach ©
Tigertail Beach

4
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
For shopping fun, head to Bailey's General Store or B Unique Boutique. Get in touch with nature at Captiva Beach and J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Get out of town with these interesting Sanibel Island side-trips: Fort Myers Beach (Fort Myers Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Edison and Ford Winter Estates (in Fort Myers).

Planning Sanibel Island trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Sanibel Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Myers Beach, Captiva Beach, Edison and Ford Winter Estates
Highlights from your plan
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Lovers Key State Park ©
Lovers Key State Park

3
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. On the 28th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Siesta Beach, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach, and then cruise along Myakka River State Park. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Dalí Museum, then kick back and relax at Saint Pete Beach, and then explore the world behind art at The Ringling.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarasota online tour itinerary builder .

Drive from Sanibel Island to Sarasota in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Sarasota, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Venice Beach, Siesta Beach, Saint Pete Beach, The Dali Museum
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach ©
Venice Beach
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Visit St. Augustine Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach for some beach relaxation. Lightner Museum and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, and admire all the interesting features of Flagler College.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip builder website .

Drive from Sarasota to St. Augustine in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sarasota in March: highs in St. Augustine hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum

4
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll get in some beach time at Coligny Beach and Tybee Island Beach. Get some historical perspective at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Savannah Historic District. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Pulaski National Monument, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park, and make a trip to River street Savannah.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Savannah holiday builder website .

Drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get a sense of the local culture at Saint Michael's Church and Middleton Place. Explore hidden gems such as One of A Kind and Unitarian Church. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, make a trip to Riley Waterfront Park, learn about all things military at Patriots Point, and expand your understanding of the military at Fort Sumter National Monument.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston online tour planner .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Charleston sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mount Pleasant
Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Unitarian Church in Charleston ©
Unitarian Church in Charleston
One Of A Kind ©
One Of A Kind

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