60 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

60 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA visit planner

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Islamorada
— 1 night
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Marathon
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 8 nights
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Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 5 nights
Drive
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Charleston
— 7 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 6 nights
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Newport
— 4 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 5 nights
Drive to Rockland, Fly to Williamsburg
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Williamsburg
— 3 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 4 nights
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Islamorada

— 1 night

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 9th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Islamorada holiday maker tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Islamorada is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Islamorada is minus 15 hours. In September, Islamorada is much hotter than Melbourne - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Scuba & Snorkeling. Visiting Dolphin Research Center and The Turtle Hospital will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge and stroll through Bahia Honda State Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Marathon road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Marathon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Marathon, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Key West

— 4 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.
Visiting Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Zachary Taylor will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, cruise along The Overseas Highway, explore the galleries of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Key West using our trip planner.

Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Orlando

— 8 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.
You'll explore and learn at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Do your shopping at The Florida Mall and International Drive. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Manatee Sanctuary Park (in Cape Canaveral), Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (in Merritt Island) and Wild Florida Airboats (in Kenansville). And it doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, make a splash at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, don't miss a visit to Disney's Boardwalk, and find something for the whole family at Fun Spot America.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Orlando when traveling from Key West in September, with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Savannah

— 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colonial Park Cemetery and First African Baptist Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace and Mickve Israel Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Jekyll Island (Georgia Sea Turtle Center & Driftwood Beach) and Tybee Island Light Station And Museum (in Tybee Island). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Old Fort Jackson, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, steep yourself in history at Olde Pink House, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Savannah travel route app.

Drive from Orlando to Savannah in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. September in Savannah sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilton Head

— 5 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sea Pines Forest Preserve and Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Get in touch with nature at ZipLine Hilton Head and Coligny Beach. Step out of Hilton Head to go to Beaufort and see Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Coastal Discovery Museum, look for gifts at Gifted, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Bargain Box.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Hilton Head travel planner.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Hilton Head takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Golf

Side Trip

Charleston

— 7 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kids will enjoy The Charleston Museum and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park and McLeod Plantation Historic Site. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Aiken-Rhett House, enjoy the sea views from Sullivan's Island Lighthouse, examine the collection at Patriots Point, and stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Charleston travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Hilton Head to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach

— 3 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Escape the urban bustle at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Myrtle Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nostalgia City and Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Myrtle Beach side-trips: Murrells Inlet (Huntington Beach State Park & Brookgreen Gardens). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Barefoot Landing, wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach road trip planner.

Drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Boston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Boston

— 6 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Visiting Perkins Cove and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Attractions like Nubble Lighthouse and Old North Church & Historic Site make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway & Ogunquit Beach), Rotary Park (in Kennebunk) and Wells Auto Museum (in Wells). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables, and see the interesting displays at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Myrtle Beach to Boston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Myrtle Beach in October, with highs in Boston at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Newport

— 4 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Explore hidden gems such as Marble House and Fort Adams State Park. Kids will enjoy Rosecliff and Ocean Drive Historic District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River) and Mystic Seaport Museum (in Mystic). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of The Elms, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport trip builder.

Traveling by car from Boston to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Newport sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 5 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Park Loop Road and Thunder Hole. Kids will enjoy Jordan Pond Path Trailhead and Mount Battie. When in Bar Harbor, make a side trip to see Shirttail Point in Camden, approximately Camden away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, stroll through Shore Path, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip planner.

Fly from Newport to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in October, things will get slightly colder in Bar Harbor: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Williamsburg

— 3 nights

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Visit Yorktown Battlefield and Governor's Palace for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church and Jamestown Settlement. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Gloucester Point Beach Park, make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and explore the galleries of Historic Jamestowne.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip planner.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Williamsburg by combination of car and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bar Harbor in October: high temperatures in Williamsburg hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to fly to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Panama City Beach

— 4 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Navarre Beach and Okaloosa Island. Kids will enjoy Air Force Armament Museum and St. Andrews State Park. When in Panama City Beach, make a side trip to see Little Big Store in DeFuniak Springs, approximately DeFuniak Springs away. The adventure continues: fulfill a lifelong dream with AJ's Water Adventures, enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Henderson Beach State Park, and browse the different shops at Pier Park.

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Traveling by flight from Williamsburg to Panama City Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Williamsburg in October: highs in Panama City Beach hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trips