37 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

37 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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37 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Eastham
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Nantucket
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
5
Nags Head
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Hilton Head
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
7
Marathon
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Berlin

3
nights
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Menemsha Hills and Menemsha Public Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Joseph Sylvia State Beach and Oak Bluffs Town Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oak Bluffs: Lucy Vincent Beach (in Chilmark) and Gay Head Lighthouse (in Aquinnah). The adventure continues: make a trip to Flying Horses Carousel, examine the collection at Cottage Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lambert's Cove Beach, and wander the streets of Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Oak Bluffs holiday builder app .

Berlin, Germany to Oak Bluffs is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Oak Bluffs is minus 6 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Oak Bluffs can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Eastham.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chilmark, Lambert's Cove Beach, Menemsha Public Beach, Gay Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Menemsha Public Beach ©
Menemsha Public Beach
Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills
Gay Head Lighthouse ©
Gay Head Lighthouse

6
nights
Eastham

Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. First Encounter Beach and Fort Hill Rural Historic District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Change things up with these side-trips from Eastham: Parkers River Beach (in West Yarmouth), Truro (Head of the Meadow Beach & Coast Guard Beach) and Provincetown (Sea Space Marine Discovery Center & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Skaket Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at White Crest Beach, and examine the collection at Chatham Railroad Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Eastham travel route planning tool .

You can drive from Oak Bluffs to Eastham in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Eastham can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nantucket.

Things to do in Eastham

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Truro, Wellfleet, Orleans, Provincetown, Parkers River Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Skaket Beach ©
Skaket Beach
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

5
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Step off the beaten path and head to Cisco Beach and Sankaty Head Lighthouse. Kids will appreciate attractions like Jetties Beach and Madaket Beach. There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cisco Brewers, enjoy the sea views from Great Point Light, appreciate the extensive heritage of Milestone Bog, and make a trip to Brant Point Lighthouse.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nantucket road trip planner.

Drive from Eastham to Nantucket in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Madaket Beach ©
Madaket Beach
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Cisco Brewers ©
Cisco Brewers

5
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and St. Saviour's Church :. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Little Hunters Beach and Sand Beach. Take a break from Bar Harbor with a short trip to Wonderland Trail in Southwest Harbor, about 32 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Echo Lake Beach, tee off at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and identify plant and animal life at Shore Path.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Nantucket to Bar Harbor by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of ferry and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nantucket in August since evenings lows in Bar Harbor dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Indian Point Blagden Preserve, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Wonderland Trail
Highlights from your plan
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail

4
nights
Nags Head

Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
You'll get in some beach time at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge and Coquina Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Bodie Island Lighthouse and Wright Brothers National Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nags Head: Corolla (Currituck Banks Reserve & Nature & Wildlife Tours) and Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum (in Rodanthe). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 10th (Sat) at H2OBX Waterpark. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier, cast your line with a fishing tour, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nags Head day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Bar Harbor to Nags Head takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Bar Harbor in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Nags Head: highs are around 33°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Corolla, Rodanthe, Kill Devil Hills, Coquina Beach, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©

4
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Folly Field Beach Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Room Escape Games and Alder Lane Beach Access. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Driessen Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burkes Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Hilton Head trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Nags Head to Hilton Head takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In August in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Fishing Charters & Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

4
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Attractions like Sunset Park Beach and Sombrero Reef make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: Islamorada (Scuba & Snorkeling, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Marathon online day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Hilton Head to Marathon in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Sunset Park Beach ©
Sunset Park Beach
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

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