60 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

60 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA trip planner

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New York City
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
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Sarasota
— 4 nights
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Marco Island
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Key West
— 6 nights
Drive
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Marathon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Key Largo
— 4 nights
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St. Augustine
— 6 nights
Drive
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Savannah
— 6 nights
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Hilton Head
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 6 nights
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New York City

— 6 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.
St. Patrick's Cathedral and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and New York Public Library. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New York City. April in New York City sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 6 nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Arlington National Cemetery and Washington National Cathedral. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Gallery of Art and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Luray Caverns in Luray, about 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: walk around National Mall, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

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Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Visiting Panama City Beach and St. Andrews State Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Henderson Beach State Park. It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Panama City Beach in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, Panama City Beach is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly to Sarasota.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Sarasota

— 4 nights
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida. Get outdoors at Siesta Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Visit Ca d'Zan and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Sarasota: The Dali Museum (in St. Petersburg) and Treasure Island Beach (in Treasure Island). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Ringling.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarasota itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Sarasota in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sarasota when traveling from Panama City Beach in April, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Sarasota

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marco Island

— 4 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. Step off the beaten path and head to South Marco Beach and Capri Paddlecraft Park. Change things up with a short trip to Kirby Storter Roadside Park in Ochopee (about 50 minutes away). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Tigertail Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Marco Island trip planner.

Drive from Sarasota to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April in Marco Island, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Key West

— 6 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Zachary Taylor and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. Get outdoors at Dry Tortugas National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Key West Garden Club, admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway, and enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Key West sightseeing planner.

You can ride a ferry from Marco Island to Key West in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Marco Island in April, with lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Marathon

— 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Turtle Hospital and Dolphin Research Center. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Valley Visitor Center and Sombrero Beach. There's still lots to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, examine the collection at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Marathon are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Key Largo

— 4 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.
Step out of the city life by going to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Anhinga Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Theater of the Sea and Everglades Alligator Farm. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, get a dose of the wild on Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, see the vivid underwater world at Grecian Rocks, and take a tour of African Queen Canal Cruise.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Key Largo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key Largo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Marathon in May since evenings lows in Key Largo dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can fly to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

St. Augustine

— 6 nights
St. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Clinch State Park and Fort Matanzas National Monument. There's much more to do: admire the architecture and history at National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios, admire the landmark architecture of Old Jail, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and stroll through St. Augustine Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine day trip planner.

You can fly from Key Largo to St. Augustine in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key Largo in May, St. Augustine is a bit cooler at night with lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Savannah

— 6 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Tybee Island Beach will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Wormsloe Historic Site. Change things up with a short trip to Tybee Island Light Station And Museum in Tybee Island (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, stroll around Forsyth Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah route planner.

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. In May in Savannah, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Hilton Head

— 4 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Escape the urban bustle at Speed Boats Tours and Coligny Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Sea Pines Forest Preserve. The adventure continues: stroll through Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Coastal Discovery Museum, and take in the waterfront activity at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Hilton Head takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

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 outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Angel Oak Tree. Do some cultural sightseeing at Patriots Point and Boone Hall Plantation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Charleston: Charleston Tea Garden (in Wadmalaw Island) and Brookgreen Gardens (in Murrells Inlet). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, get engrossed in the history at Fort Sumter National Monument, snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Charleston online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in May, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips