15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Houston
Fly:  5 h
1
Sanibel Island
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
2
Key West
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Islamorada
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
St. Augustine, Florida
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Savannah
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
7
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
8
New York City
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Foot + Bus:  7 h
End: Houston

1
night
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
On the 16th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at In The Garden and then make a trip to St. Isabel Catholic Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sanibel Island online travel route planner.

Houston to Sanibel Island is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to Sanibel Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in December, expect Sanibel Island to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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J.N. ©
St. Isabel Catholic Church ©
St. Isabel Catholic Church
Sanibel Community Playground ©
Sanibel Community Playground

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally cruise along The Overseas Highway. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at KEPart Studio-Gallery, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Collections Key West.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Key West road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sanibel Island to Key West in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sanibel Island in December since evenings lows in Key West dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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.
On the 20th (Fri), stop by Bayshore Clothing, head outdoors with Gemini Dream Charters, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and finally take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge. Keep things going the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Marathon Garden Club, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Marathon are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge

2
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 22nd (Sun), view the masterpieces at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, stop by Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts, then get a taste of the local shopping with Old Road Gallery, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours and then head outdoors with A Lil' Tail Charters.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Islamorada trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Marathon to Islamorada in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Islamorada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Fishing Charters & Tours
A  Lil' Tail Charters ©
A Lil' Tail Charters
Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts ©
Bella Sol Fragrance Bar and Gifts

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St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
St. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, then gain insight at Flagler College, and then visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc..

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Islamorada to St. Augustine takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Islamorada in December, things will get slightly colder in St. Augustine: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Historic Sites
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St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery
Flagler College ©
Flagler College
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. ©

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night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then walk around Forsyth Park, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Savannah day trip planning website.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from St. Augustine in December since evenings lows in Savannah dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Shopping
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Forsyth Park ©
Forsyth Park

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
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.
On the 26th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take a stroll through Beacon Hill, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and then see where the action happens at Fenway Park.

Plan my day in Boston using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Boston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Savannah in December: highs in Boston hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill

3
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 High Point Cross Country Ski Center and Friar Mountain Model Railroad Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in New York City sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Winter Sports

Side Trips

Friar Mountain Model Railroad Museum, High Point Cross Country Ski Center
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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