57 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

57 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Fort Lauderdale
— 3 nights
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Key Largo
— 3 nights
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Islamorada
— 2 nights
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Marathon
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Everglades National Park
— 3 nights
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Marco Island
— 3 nights
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Naples
— 5 nights
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Sarasota
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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St. Augustine
— 5 nights
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Savannah
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Charleston
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Fort Lauderdale

— 3 nights

Venice of America

Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Aventura Mall. Art Deco Historic District and Lincoln Road will appeal to history buffs. Explore Fort Lauderdale's surroundings by going to Miami Beach (Ocean Drive & Collins Avenue) and Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Miami). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Sawgrass Mills and view the masterpieces at Garman Sculpture Works.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Lauderdale online trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Fort Lauderdale is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Fort Lauderdale can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Key Largo

— 3 nights

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours. Visiting Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Spiegel Grove will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Everglades Alligator Farm in Homestead (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: cast your line with Florida Keys Flats Fishing, observe the fascinating underwater world at Island Dolphin Care, look for gifts at Florida Keys Key Lime Products, and soothe aching muscles at Key Largo Yoga.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Key Largo online trip maker.

You can drive from Fort Lauderdale to Key Largo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Key Largo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Islamorada

— 2 nights

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery, and then admire the majestic nature at Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Old Road Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Indian Key State Historic Site, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Islamorada trip itinerary site.

Islamorada is just a short distance from Key Largo. Traveling from Key Largo in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Islamorada, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Nature

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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Turtle Hospital and Everglades National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Seven Mile Bridge. There's much more to do: stroll through Dolphin Research Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, and explore the galleries of Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography.

Discover how to plan a Marathon trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Islamorada to Marathon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Zachary Taylor and Fishing Charters & Tours. Escape the urban bustle at The Overseas Highway and Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Key West Garden Club, shop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Key West trip itinerary site.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Everglades National Park

— 3 nights

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S. Overflow from Lake Okeechobee into the Florida Bay formed these wetlands, which are home to manatees, American crocodiles, Florida panthers, and an array of wading birds, land birds, and birds of prey.
Escape the urban bustle at Shark Valley Visitor Center and Mahogany Hammock. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Anhinga Trail and Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Nike Missile Site HM-69, trek along Gumbo Limbo Trail, stroll through Pa-hay-okee Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Everglades Birding.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Everglades National Park trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Key West to Everglades National Park by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Everglades National Park are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Marco Island.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Marco Island

— 3 nights
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. Visiting Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery and Keep In Touch. When in Marco Island, make a side trip to see Kirby Storter Roadside Park in Ochopee, approximately Ochopee away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at South Marco Beach, stroll through Tigertail Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Capri Paddlecraft Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Marco Island online visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Everglades National Park to Marco Island with the Route module. Traveling from Everglades National Park in March, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Marco Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Naples

— 5 nights
You'll discover tucked-away gems like J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Corkscrew Swamp. Get some cultural insight at Edison and Ford Winter Estates and Fifth Avenue South. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve (in Fort Myers), Barefoot Beach Preserve (in Bonita Springs) and Fort Myers Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Lovers Key State Park).

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip planner.

Naples is very close to Marco Island. In March, daytime highs in Naples are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sarasota.

Things to do in Naples

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sarasota

— 4 nights
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Siesta Beach and The Dali Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sarasota: Fishermen's Village (in Punta Gorda) and Murielle Winery (in Clearwater). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Ringling, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crescent Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Ted Sperling Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at St. Armands Circle.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sarasota tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Naples to Sarasota in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Sarasota are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Orlando

— 5 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stetson Mansion and Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. Get some historical perspective at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Cape Canavarel National Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Wild Florida Airboats (in Kenansville), Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs) and Three Sisters Springs (in Crystal River). There's still lots to do: stroll through Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, bet on your favorite at Daytona International Speedway, revel in the low prices at Orlando International Premium Outlets, and wander the streets of International Drive.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Sarasota to Orlando by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Orlando, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping · Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. Augustine

— 5 nights
St. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Fort Matanzas National Monument. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Clinch State Park and Old City. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Lightner Museum, make a trip to St. George Street, admire the landmark architecture of Old Jail, and gain insight at Flagler College.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip builder site.

Getting from Orlando to St. Augustine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in April, expect nights in St. Augustine to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Savannah

— 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Fort Pulaski National Monument are in your itinerary. Visiting Sea Pines Forest Preserve and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails & Coligny Beach) and Tybee Island Light Station And Museum (in Tybee Island). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple, walk around Forsyth Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Savannah vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from St. Augustine in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Savannah, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Patrick's Cathedral and 9/11 Memorial. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Fifth Avenue. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip website.

You can fly from Savannah to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Savannah in April, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Charleston

— 6 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Moultrie and Fort Sumter National Monument. Step out of the city life by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. There's lots more to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate the long history of Boone Hall Plantation, explore the galleries of Nathaniel Russell House, and explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Charleston day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, Charleston is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. You will leave for home on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips