36 days in Harpers Ferry & East Coast of USA Itinerary

36 days in Harpers Ferry & East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Drive
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Harpers Ferry
— 3 nights
Drive
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Louisa
— 1 night
Drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, Fly to Asheville
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Asheville
— 6 nights
Fly
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Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
Fly to Key West, Bus to Marathon
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Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Key West
— 5 nights
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St. Augustine
— 5 nights
Drive
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Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly to Norfolk, Drive to Hatteras Island
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Hatteras Island
— 3 nights
Drive to Norfolk, Fly to New York City
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Harpers Ferry

— 3 nights
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church and Harper Cemetery. Visit John Brown's Fort and Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church for their historical value. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at White Hall Tavern, don't miss a visit to Meriwether Lewis replica boat, examine the collection at The Haunted Cottage / Booth House, and appreciate the history behind Monument to Heyward Shepherd.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Harpers Ferry online vacation planner.

Monroe to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Monroe in June: highs in Harpers Ferry hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Louisa.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

Louisa

— 1 night
Louisa is a town in Louisa County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): tee off at Spring Creek Golf Club.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Louisa trip planner.

Drive from Harpers Ferry to Louisa in 2.5 hours. In June in Louisa, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Louisa

Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Asheville

— 6 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica of Saint Lawrence and River Rafting & Tubing. Get a sense of the local culture at The Folk Art Center (Southern Highland Craft Guild) and Smith-McDowell House Museum. Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Of All Souls, take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks, and steep yourself in history at Biltmore.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Louisa to Asheville with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Panama City Beach

— 3 nights

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Panama City Beach and St. Andrews State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Panama City Beach Winery. There's still lots to do: tee off at Bay Point Golf Club, observe the fascinating underwater world at Gulf World Marine Park, and don't miss a visit to Abc Fine Wine And Spirits.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Panama City Beach attractions planner.

You can fly from Asheville to Panama City Beach in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, Panama City Beach is somewhat warmer than Asheville - with highs of 89°F and lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Marathon

— 3 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Turtle Hospital and San Pablo Catholic Church. Get a sense of the local culture at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center and EAA Air Museum. There's still lots to do: stroll through Sombrero Reef, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Marathon vacation maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Panama City Beach to Marathon in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in July, Marathon is a bit warmer at night with lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Key West

— 5 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Popular historic sites such as Key West Garden Club and Key West Cemetery are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Vandenberg Wreck, kick back and relax at Smathers Beach, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Key West, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

St. Augustine

— 5 nights
St. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Memorial Presbyterian Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park and Government House Museum. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, examine the collection at Villa Zorayda Museum, contemplate the long history of Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine, and get engrossed in the history at The Oldest Store Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip builder website.

You can drive from Key West to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in July, expect little chillier with lows of 75°F in St. Augustine. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Savannah

— 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Mickve Israel Temple. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Fort Jackson and Colonial Park Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, see the interesting displays at American Prohibition Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, and contemplate the long history of Sorrel Weed House.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah travel route site.

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 July in Savannah, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Hatteras Island

— 3 nights
We've included these beaches for you: Frisco Beach and Haulover. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Shelley Island.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hatteras Island trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Savannah to Hatteras Island in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Savannah in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hatteras Island: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

New York City

— 3 nights

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), admire the striking features of The Oculus, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel, then walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo, and finally stroll around Washington Square Park. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Hatteras Island to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Outer Banks travel guide

4.6
Lighthouses · History Museums · Piers & Boardwalks
A trip to Outer Banks takes visitors to a string of barrier islands just off the North Carolina coast. A holiday in Outer Banks is a chance to explore 320 km (200 mi) of state parks, open sea beaches, and wreck diving sites. It's also the perfect chance to visit Roanoke Island, England's original settlement in the New World. For those looking to add a bit of adrenaline to their experience, a vacation in Outer Banks delivers many different fishing options and methods, some of which hark back to the first European settlers in this part of the world.