8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Nantucket
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. On the 2nd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nobadeer. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Milestone Bog, then visit a coastal fixture at Sankaty Head Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Cisco Beach.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nantucket day trip tool .

Newark to Nantucket is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. In August, Nantucket is little chillier than Newark - with highs of 76°F and lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

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Nobadeer ©
Nobadeer
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse

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.
On the 5th (Mon), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: race across the water with a speed boat tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

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You can fly from Nantucket to Hilton Head in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nantucket in August, with highs in Hilton Head at 88°F and lows at 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Speed Boats Tours
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, stroll through St. Augustine Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc..

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine trip planner .

Getting from Hilton Head to St. Augustine by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

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

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Thu), cruise along The Overseas Highway, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Key West day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from St. Augustine in August, with lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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