9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h
1
Key West
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
St. Augustine
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Charleston
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
5
Ogunquit
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
6
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 2 nights
End: New York City

1
day
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 18th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, see the interesting displays at Key West Art & Historical Society Custom House Museum, learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then browse the exhibits of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Key West tour itinerary builder tool .

New York City to Key West is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Key West reach 38°C and lows reach 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea

1
day
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 19th (Mon): examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, then examine the collection at Lightner Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Key West in August since evenings lows in St. Augustine dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum ©
Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum

1
night
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, then walk around Forsyth Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Savannah holiday tool .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Savannah takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Boone Hall Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, then brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point, and finally admire all the interesting features of Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Charleston are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mount Pleasant
Highlights from your plan
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Boone Hall Plantation ©
Boone Hall Plantation

1
day
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
On the 22nd (Thu), kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, stop by Spoiled Rotten, view the masterpieces at Abacus, then get a taste of the local shopping with Panache Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove.

For where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Charleston to Ogunquit in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Charleston in August, plan for slightly colder days in Ogunquit, with highs around 31°C, while nights are colder with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Abacus ©
Abacus
Panache Fine Jewelry and Art Gallery ©

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass, then steep yourself in history at Chateau-sur-Mer, then admire the masterpieces at National Museum of American Illustration, and finally steep yourself in history at The Preservation Society of Newport County.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ogunquit in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Newport, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, then browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Met Cloisters, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, then admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Newport to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Newport in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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