9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

9 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Newport
— 1 night
Fly
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Atlantic City
— 1 night
Drive
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Cape May
— 1 night
Ferry
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Lewes
— 1 night
Drive
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Berlin
— 1 night
Drive
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Cape Charles
— 1 night
Drive
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Norfolk
— 1 night
Train
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
Drive to Norfolk, Fly to New York City

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Newport — 1 night

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Wetherill State Park, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co., and finally see the interesting displays at Newport Car Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Newport trip planner.

New York City to Newport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Newport to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to fly to Atlantic City.
Museums · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Atlantic City — 1 night

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Atlantic City route planning site.

Getting from Newport to Atlantic City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel to Cape May.
Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Cape May — 1 night

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
On the 29th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Poverty Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center of Cape May, then soothe aching muscles at Balance Pilates & Yoga Studio, and finally stop by Cape May Olive Oil Company.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cape May trip planner.

Traveling by car from Atlantic City to Cape May takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Cape May, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Lewes.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Lewes — 1 night

Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, then examine the collection at Lightship Overfalls, then sample the fine beverages at Beach Time Distilling, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lewes sightseeing planning website.

Ride a ferry from Cape May to Lewes in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Lewes are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.
Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Berlin — 1 night

Berlin is a town in Worcester County, Maryland, United States which includes its own historical Berlin Commercial District. On the 31st (Tue), play a few rounds at Ocean City Golf & Yacht Club, play a few rounds at GlenRiddle Golf Club, then tee off at The Bay Club, and finally stop by A Little Bit Sheepish.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Berlin vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Lewes to Berlin takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Berlin are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Cape Charles.
Outdoors · Golf · Shopping

Cape Charles — 1 night

Cape Charles is a town in Northampton County, Virginia, United States. On the 1st (Wed), learn about winemaking at Chatham Vineyards, then stop by Barrier Islands Center, then stroll the grounds of John Custis' Tomb, and finally tee off at Bay Creek Golf Club.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cape Charles travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Berlin to Cape Charles in 2 hours. September in Cape Charles sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Norfolk.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wineries · Golf
Side Trip

Norfolk — 1 night

Norfolk formed around a natural harbor that’s home to the world’s largest naval base, which helped cement the city as a keystone for strategic military planning and government.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, grab your bike and head to Elizabeth River Trail, then take a stroll through MacArthur Center, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at O'Connor Brewing Co..

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You can drive from Cape Charles to Norfolk in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Virginia Beach.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Neighborhoods
Side Trip

Virginia Beach — 1 night

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company, then steep yourself in history at Edgar Cayce's A.R.E. Association for Research and Enlightenment, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach trip builder.

Virginia Beach is just a stone's throw from Norfolk. In September, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Manteo.
Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stop by The Christmas Shop, enjoy the sea views from Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Outer Banks Distilling.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Manteo travel route planner.

Getting from Virginia Beach to Manteo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. September in Manteo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Shopping