8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

8 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA trip planner

Make it your trip
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Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive
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Orlando
— 1 night
Fly
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Key West
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marathon
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Miami, Fly to Durham

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Myrtle Beach

— 1 night
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Myrtle Beach SkyWheel and then kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then take a stroll through Broadway at the Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach road trip planning app.

Durham to Myrtle Beach is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and car. In July, daytime highs in Myrtle Beach are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Hilton Head

— 1 night
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head travel app.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. In July in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Orlando

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, discover the magic at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, and then stop by World of Disney.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Orlando vacation planning website.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping

Key West

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Zachary Taylor, make a trip to Truman Little White House, then enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and finally take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West journey planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Key West, with lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Marathon

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Marathon trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in July, and nighttime lows around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

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