7 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

7 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Train:  1 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5 h
2
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  7 h 45 min
4
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 7th (Sun), make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, then admire the landmark architecture of Trinity Church, and finally browse the exhibits of Ellis Island.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning tool.

Philadelphia to New York City is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 9th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Savannah Historic District.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Savannah vacation website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Savannah in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get a bit warmer in Savannah: highs are around 89°F and lows about 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fort Pulaski National Monument
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Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hilton Head online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Savannah to Hilton Head in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Hilton Head sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

1
night
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 11th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Marathon trip tool.

Getting from Hilton Head to Marathon by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Hilton Head in June, Marathon is a bit warmer at night with lows of 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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 12th (Fri): cast your line with a fishing tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Zachary Taylor, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Key West driving holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Key West are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway

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