59 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

59 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA itinerary planner

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Provincetown
— 4 nights
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Newport
— 9 nights
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 5 nights
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Hilton Head
— 3 nights
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St. Augustine
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 7 nights
Fly to Key West, Bus to Marathon
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Marathon
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 10 nights
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New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

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 Greenwich Village and World Trade Center Memorial Foundation. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online sightseeing planner.

Pittsburgh to New York City is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pittsburgh in July, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 72°F. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Buckman Tavern, explore the galleries of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, then snap pictures at Minuteman National Park - Old North Bridge, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Old State House, contemplate the long history of Charlestown Navy Yard, then learn about all things military at USS Cassin Young, then steep yourself in history at Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Charles River Bike Path.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Boston vacation website.

Fly from New York City to Boston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Boston dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 4 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Race Point Beach. You'll explore and learn at Old Harbor Life Saving Museum and Provincetown Art Association and Museum. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach, hike along Great Island Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and delve into the lush surroundings at Beech Forest, Provincetown.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Provincetown day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Boston to Provincetown in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Newport

— 9 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Breakers and Newport Car Museum. You'll explore and learn at Lizzie Borden House and Green Animals Topiary Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Battleship Cove (in Fall River), Colt State Park (in Bristol) and Narragansett Beach (in Narragansett). And it doesn't end there: hike along Cliff Walk, steep yourself in history at Wickford Village, kick back and relax at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), and examine the collection at Rosecliff.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Newport day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Provincetown to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 1 night
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 6th (Fri), see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip builder tool.

Getting from Newport to Washington DC by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Newport in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 87°F and lows reach 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Myrtle Beach

— 4 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Mt. Atlanticus. Explore hidden gems such as Broadway at the Beach and Hollywood Wax Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Myrtle Beach: Cherry Grove Beach (in North Myrtle Beach) and Litchfield Beach (in Litchfield Beach). There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Ocean Drive Beach, play a few rounds at Captain Hook's Adventure Golf, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Windy Hill Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach vacation app.

You can fly from Washington DC to Myrtle Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Charleston

— 5 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kiawah Beachwalker Park and Isle of Palms Beach. You'll explore and learn at Fort Sumter National Monument and North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum and Educational Center. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sea views from Morris Island Lighthouse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and shop like a local with Charleston City Market.

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Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Charleston are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilton Head

— 3 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Escape the urban bustle at Speed Boats Tours and Burkes Beach. Visit Driessen Beach Park and Singleton Beach for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Cross, get all the equipment you need at The Bike Doctor, and walk around Folly Field Beach Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hilton Head driving holiday planner.

Getting from Charleston to Hilton Head by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hilton Head are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Augustine

— 4 nights
St. You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios and Vilano Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Medieval Torture Museum and Villa Zorayda Museum. Go for a jaunt from St. Augustine to Ponte Vedra Beach to see Mickler's Landing Beach about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Colonial Quarter, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, enjoy the sand and surf at Crescent Beach Public Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Memorial Presbyterian Church.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hilton Head to St. Augustine takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Orlando

— 7 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Get outdoors at St. Pete Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and International Drive. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: Cocoa Beach (in Cocoa Beach), Madeira Beach (in Madeira Beach) and Ponce Inlet Historical Museum (in Ponce Inlet). There's lots more to do: stroll through Beach at Daytona Beach, discover the magic at World of Disney, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, and brush up on your military savvy at Navy Seal Museum.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Orlando day trip planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Orlando in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Orlando, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Marathon

— 2 nights

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 30th (Mon), stroll through Sombrero Reef, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, and then kick back and relax at Sunset Park Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then take an in-depth tour of History of Diving Museum, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Orlando to Marathon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Marathon sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 80°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Key West

— 4 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Appreciate the collections at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Zachary Taylor and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, explore the world behind art at Key West Museum of Art & History at the Custom House, and get engrossed in the history at Fort East Martello Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Key West online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Key West sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Panama City Beach

— 10 nights

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Panama City Beach Winery and Fusion Art Glass Gallery. Shop till you drop at Pier Park and Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream. Change things up with these side-trips from Panama City Beach: Emerald Coast Wine Cellars (in Miramar Beach), Santa Rosa Beach (Deer Lake State Park, Topsail Beach State Preserve, &more) and Apalachicola (The Raney House Museum & Chestnut Street Cemetery). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, learn about all things military at Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum, walk around Frank Brown Park, and kick back and relax at Crystal Sands Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach trip planner.

Fly from Key West to Panama City Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in September, Panama City Beach is little chillier at night with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips