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
1
New York City
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  6​h
2
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  9​h
End: New York City

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): stroll around Central Park and then wander the streets of Times Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday maker site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square

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 1st (Mon), explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Make your Key West itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from New York City to Key West by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife
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The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
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 3rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Atlantic Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jacksonville Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Memorial Presbyterian Church. On your second day here, take in the history at Mission of Nombre de Dios, then stroll through St. Augustine Beach, and then kick back and relax at Crescent Beach Public Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Key West to St. Augustine by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in St. Augustine, with lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Crescent Beach Public Beach, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville Beach
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Mission of Nombre de Dios ©
Mission of Nombre de Dios
Vilano Beach ©
Vilano Beach

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nights
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 next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Field Beach Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Burkes Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Driessen Beach Park.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hilton Head visit planner .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Hilton Head takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Driessen Beach Park ©
Driessen Beach Park
Folly Field Beach Park ©
Folly Field Beach Park

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