7 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

7 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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7 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  3​h
1
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
St. Augustine
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
5
Charleston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Boston

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New York City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): make a trip to Rockefeller Center, wander the streets of Times Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

Boston to New York City is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in March; daily highs in New York City reach 49°F and lows reach 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Key West

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 20th (Wed): take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, sample the fine beverages at Key West Distilling, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

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

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in March, things will get much warmer in Key West: highs are around 79°F and lows about 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Marathon.

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The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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Marathon

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 22nd (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip builder app .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. March in Marathon sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

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Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

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

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Marathon to St. Augustine takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Marathon in March, things will get little chillier in St. Augustine: highs are around 71°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Charleston.

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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Fort Sumter National Monument, make a trip to Riley Waterfront Park, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip maker site .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Charleston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and car. In March, Charleston is little chillier than St. Augustine - with highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

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Riley Waterfront Park ©
Riley Waterfront Park
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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