10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  8 h 15 min
1
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
St. Augustine, Florida
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h
6
New York City
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Ferry:  4 h 30 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Hilton Head

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 22nd (Fri), trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Alder Lane Beach Access, examine the collection at Pat Conroy Literary Center, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hilton Head trip app.

Toronto, Canada to Hilton Head is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Toronto in May, things will get a bit warmer in Hilton Head: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Pat Conroy Literary Center
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Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

2
nights
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 24th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, then don't miss a visit to St. George Street, and then deepen your understanding at Flagler College.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our St. Augustine road trip site.

You can drive from Hilton Head to St. Augustine in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Key Largo.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 26th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Key Largo trip tool.

Do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from St. Augustine to Key Largo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In May in Key Largo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 27th (Wed), kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marathon road trip planner.

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Marathon sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and then kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor. On your second day here, cruise along The Overseas Highway, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Key West attractions site.

Take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Key West are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Sat), contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the New York City trip maker tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in May, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (24°C), and nights are much colder (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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