55 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

55 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Fly
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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North Conway
— 4 nights
Bus to Boston, Fly to Nantucket
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Nantucket
— 3 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 4 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
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Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
Drive
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Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 4 nights
Drive
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Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive
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St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sanibel Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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Marathon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Land Bridge to Bar Island and Shore Path. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, hike along Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Indian Point Blagden Preserve, and go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor tour planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Bar Harbor is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Melbourne to Bar Harbor. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect Bar Harbor to be cooler, temps between 9°C and -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

4
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North Conway

North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Explore hidden gems such as Kancamagus Highway and Tuckerman's Ravine. Change things up with these side-trips from North Conway: Loon Mountain Ministries (in Lincoln), Flume Gorge (in Franconia) and Mt. Washington Auto Road (in Gorham). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bear Notch Ski Touring Center, take a pleasant ride with Black Mountain, and stop by Handcrafter's Barn.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the North Conway attractions planner.

Drive from Bar Harbor to North Conway in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. In November, daytime highs in North Conway are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

3
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Nantucket

Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Whaling Museum and Unitarian Universalist Meeting House Nantucket. There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Brant Point Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to St Paul's Episcopal Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Milestone Bog, and get lost in a book at Nantucket Atheneum.

Find out how to plan Nantucket trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from North Conway to Nantucket in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or fly. Traveling from North Conway in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nantucket, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nantucket

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

4
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and stroll through The High Line.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City trip website.

Traveling by flight from Nantucket to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

4
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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arlington National Cemetery and National Gallery of Art. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, browse the collection at Library of Congress, and get to know the fascinating history of National Mall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip tool.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Washington DC are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

4
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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Step off the beaten path and head to Brookgreen Gardens and Barefoot Landing. Explore Myrtle Beach's surroundings by going to Huntington Beach State Park (in Murrells Inlet) and Georgetown (Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center, Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church, &more). The adventure continues: stroll through Alligator Adventure, immerse yourself in nature at Myrtle Beach State Park, take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach, and experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach route planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Myrtle Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. While traveling from Washington DC, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Myrtle Beach, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

4
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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Charleston Tea Garden and Joe Riley Waterfront Park. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point, contemplate the long history of Old Bethel United Methodist Church, stroll through Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Charleston online route planner.

Drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Charleston are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, head outdoors with HHI Jet Pack, look for all kinds of wild species at Hilton Head Island Birding Trail, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head journey builder site.

Getting from Charleston to Hilton Head by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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Savannah

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Step off the beaten path and head to Olde Pink House and Food Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island), Palmeto Oaks Sculpture Garden (in Bluffton) and Statesboro (The Center for Wildlife Education at Georgia Southern University & Garden of the Coastal Plain at Georgia Southern University). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Second African Baptist Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Compline at Christ Church Anglican.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Savannah trip planner.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Savannah in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Savannah, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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St. Augustine

St. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Augustine Distillery and St. George Street. Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Fort Matanzas National Monument. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., examine the collection at Lightner Museum, take an in-depth tour of St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and gain insight at Flagler College.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the St. Augustine online trip itinerary planner.

You can 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 December since evenings lows in St. Augustine dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Sanibel Island

Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sanibel Causeway and Bowman's Beach. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, head outdoors with Whitney's Bait and Tackle, stop by Adventures In Paradise Outfitters, and browse the different shops at Periwinkle Place.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island trip planner.

Getting from St. Augustine to Sanibel Island by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from St. Augustine in December, with highs in Sanibel Island at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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Marathon

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Turtle Hospital and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marathon: Islamorada (Fishing Charters & Tours, Islamorada Brewery & Distillery, &more). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, stroll through Bahia Honda State Park, get lost in a book at Monroe County Public Library, and get outside with Gemini Dream Charters.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip maker tool.

Getting from Sanibel Island to Marathon by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Marathon when traveling from Sanibel Island in December, with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

5
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Key West online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure