29 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

29 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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1
Portland
— 3 nights
2
New York City
— 5 nights
3
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
4
Washington DC
— 4 nights
5
Savannah
— 3 nights
6
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
7
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
8
Key West
— 4 nights

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marginal Way Walkway and Portland Head Light. Get some historical perspective at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and The Little White Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Ogunquit (Perkins Cove & Ogunquit Beach), Pemaquid Beach Park (in Bristol) and Kancamagus Highway (in North Conway). There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Portland tour planner.

Los Angeles to Portland is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Portland, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Portland to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Bristol, The Little White Church, Portland Head Light, Kancamagus Highway
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Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online vacation planner.

You can fly from Portland to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Portland in June, with highs in New York City at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

2
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
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 2nd (Tue): stroll through Virginia Beach and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, thenexamine the collection at Whalehead Club, and then enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach attractions planner.

Getting from New York City to Virginia Beach by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Corolla
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum
Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center ©

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Arlington National Cemetery. Museum-lovers will get to explore United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to George Washington's Mount Vernon in Mount Vernon--about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip site.

You can fly from Virginia Beach to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Old Fort Jackson. Get some historical perspective at Fort Pulaski National Monument and Olde Pink House. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and walk around Forsyth Park.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Washington DC to Savannah by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Tybee Island
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Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Coligny Beach. Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, view the masterpieces at The Silver Garden Gallery, stroll through Alder Lane Beach Access, and trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hilton Head trip builder app.

You can drive from Savannah to Hilton Head in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Spas

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.. Here are some ideas for day two: gain insight at Flagler College, get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and then make a trip to St. George Street.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine day trip app.

You can drive from Hilton Head to St. Augustine in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. July in St. Augustine sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Outdoors Beaches
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum ©
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take a tour of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Key West route maker tool.

You can fly from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from St. Augustine in July, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum ©

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