31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

31 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Start: Orlando, Florida
1
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
St. Augustine, Florida
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  6 h
7
Panama City Beach, Florida
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 45 min
8
Key West
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
9
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
12
Naples, Florida
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
13
Clearwater, Florida
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
End: Orlando, Florida

3
nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
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.
Attractions like Magic Kingdom Park and Disney Springs make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and World of Disney. Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to Boat Tours & Water Sports in Saint Cloud, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Tree of Life, discover the magic at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando tour planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Orlando. March in Orlando sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park ©
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park

3
nights
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
St. Bring the kids along to St. Augustine Beach and Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Step out of St. Augustine with an excursion to Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina Beach--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, examine the collection at Lightner Museum, don't miss a visit to St. George Street, and gain insight at Flagler College.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St. Augustine day trip website.

You can drive from Orlando to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Orlando in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in St. Augustine: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Jacksonville, Fort Clinch State Park
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens ©
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, stroll around Forsyth Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, then pause for some photo ops at Fort Pulaski National Monument, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah route maker website.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Savannah takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from St. Augustine in March, plan for little chillier nights in Savannah, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): let the kids burn off some steam at Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground, enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Point, then stroll around Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head travel planner.

Traveling by car from Savannah to Hilton Head takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaufort, The Church of the Cross
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground ©
Gregg Russell Harbour Town Playground

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 11th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Alligator Adventure, then don't miss a visit to Barefoot Landing, then stroll through Myrtle Beach, and finally experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Savannah's Playground, admire the masterpieces at Brookgreen Gardens, then admire the majestic nature at Huntington Beach State Park, and finally shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach online trip planner.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Myrtle Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Hilton Head in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Myrtle Beach, with lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, North Myrtle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Alligator Adventure ©
Alligator Adventure
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Paul's Chapel and New York Public Library. Family-friendly places like Central Park and Ellis Island will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Myrtle Beach to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Myrtle Beach in March: high temperatures in New York City hover around 49°F and lows are around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

2
nights
Panama City Beach, Florida

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
On the 17th (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park, do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Gulf World Marine Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Panama City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Santa Rosa Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along The Village of Baytowne Wharf, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Panama City Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Panama City Beach takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for much hotter days in Panama City Beach, with highs around 72°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Rosa Beach, The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

3
nights
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.
Attractions like Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Fort Zachary Taylor make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dry Tortugas National Park and Truman Little White House. And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, sample the fine beverages at Key West Distilling, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Key West Aquarium.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Key West trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Panama City Beach to Key West in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March, Key West is somewhat warmer than Panama City Beach - with highs of 79°F and lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center ©
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, then see the interesting displays at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and finally kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Marathon trip itinerary builder site.

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Marathon are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Swim with Dolphins

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Island Dolphin Care, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Key Largo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in March, Key Largo is little chillier at night with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

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nights
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale ©
Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Miami Beach Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and then admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Hollywood Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Las Olas Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Lauderdale online vacation maker.

You can drive from Key Largo to Fort Lauderdale in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in March, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Miami, Miami Beach Boardwalk, Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach

2
nights
Naples, Florida

On the 27th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Corkscrew Swamp, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Naples Botanical Garden, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Naples Pier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lowdermilk Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at Edison and Ford Winter Estates, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve.

To find out how to plan a trip to Naples, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Fort Lauderdale to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Naples

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Myers, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens ©
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens
Lowdermilk Beach ©
Lowdermilk Beach

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nights
Clearwater, Florida

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Siesta Beach and Clearwater Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Treasure Island Beach and Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Clearwater: The Ringling (in Sarasota), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Siesta Key) and The Dali Museum (in St. Petersburg). There's much more to do: stroll through Saint Pete Beach, get to know the resident critters at ZooTampa at Lowry Park, and immerse yourself in nature at Fort De Soto Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Clearwater planning app.

Traveling by car from Naples to Clearwater takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sarasota, Siesta Key, Treasure Island Beach, Saint Pete Beach, The Dali Museum
Highlights from your plan
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

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