5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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5 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Charleston
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Washington DC

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hours
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip planner .

Washington DC to Charleston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Charleston are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge ©
Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge

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night
Hilton Head

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.
On the 30th (Sun), stroll through Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head trip planner .

Traveling by car from Charleston to Hilton Head takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 1st (Mon), sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach.

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Getting from Hilton Head to St. Augustine by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fort Zachary Taylor and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Key West journey planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from St. Augustine in July since evenings lows in Key West dip to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

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