52 days in East Coast of USA & Western US Itinerary

52 days in East Coast of USA & Western US Itinerary

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Charleston
— 5 nights
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Savannah
— 4 nights
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St. Augustine
— 5 nights
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Sarasota
— 5 nights
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Naples
— 4 nights
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Marco Island
— 2 nights
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Marathon
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
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Tucson
— 4 nights
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Sedona
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Explore hidden gems such as Photography Tours and Charleston Tea Garden. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Angel Oak Tree, contemplate the long history of Boone Hall Plantation, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary builder app.

Denver to Charleston is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to Charleston. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in November, with highs in Charleston at 68°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Must see
Photography Tours
5.0
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Geologic Formation
Angel Oak Tree
4.7

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore hidden gems such as Old Fort Jackson and Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace. Change things up with these side-trips from Savannah: Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Olde Pink House, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Savannah itinerary planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Savannah are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Side Trips

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Military Museum
Old Fort Jackson
4.5

5
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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Amelia Island Horseback Riding and Nassau Humane Society Dog Park. Get out of town with these interesting St. Augustine side-trips: Stetson Mansion (in DeLand), Daytona Beach (Daytona International Speedway & Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory) and Fort Clinch State Park (in Fernandina Beach). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Wild Reserve, examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, deepen your understanding at Flagler College, and kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Savannah to St. Augustine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Savannah in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in St. Augustine, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Side Trips

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Horseback Riding Tour
Amelia Island Horseback Riding
5.0
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory
4.6

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Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Unconditional Surrender Sculpture and Venice Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sarasota side-trips: Sunshine Skyway Bridge (in Tampa), St. Pete Beach (Pass-a-Grille & Saint Pete Beach) and The Dali Museum (in St. Petersburg). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Myakka River State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Siesta Beach, kick back and relax at Treasure Island Beach, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Sarasota tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Sarasota in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in November, you will find days in Sarasota are a bit warmer (80°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Beach
Siesta Beach
4.6
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Beach
Venice Beach
4.1
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Wildlife Area
Myakka River State Park
4.5

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Naples

Naples ©
Explore hidden gems such as Sanibel Causeway and Captiva Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Fort Myers Beach), Fort Myers (Edison and Ford Winter Estates & Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve) and Sanibel Island (J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, In The Garden, &more).

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Sarasota to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Naples sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Naples

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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Scenic Drive
Sanibel Causeway
4.4

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Marco Island

Marco Island ©
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to San Marco Catholic Church, stroll through South Marco Beach, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Winterberry Park, then walk around Jane Hittler Park, then kick back and relax at Tigertail Beach, and finally grab your bike and head to Island Bike Shop- Marco Island.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Marco Island trip maker website.

Marco Island is just a stone's throw from Naples. In December, daytime highs in Marco Island are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Marco Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
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Marathon

Marathon ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park, then snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Marathon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Marco Island in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Marathon, with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
The Turtle Hospital
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Dolphin Research Center
4.5

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Key West

Key West ©

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Key West Cemetery. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Spend the 10th (Thu) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, and see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Key West trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 11:
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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Explore hidden gems such as New Mexico History Museum and Museum of International Folk Art. Change things up with a short trip to Rio Grande Gorge Bridge in Taos (about 1h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Meow Wolf, get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, and steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip tool.

Fly from Key West to Santa Fe in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Key West to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Key West in December, with highs in Santa Fe at 45°F and lows at 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Religious Site
Loretto Chapel
4.3
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Specialty Museum
New Mexico History Museum
4.6
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Landmark
Meow Wolf
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Tucson

Tucson ©

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Titan Missile Museum and Bird Cage Theatre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tucson: Tombstone (O.K. Corral & Ghost & Vampire Tours). There's much more to do: stroll around Tohono Chul, get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mission San Xavier del Bac, and see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tucson online trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Santa Fe to Tucson in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December, Tucson is a bit warmer than Santa Fe - with highs of 65°F and lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 14 — 18:
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Natural History Museum
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
4.8
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Military Museum
Titan Missile Museum
4.8
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Park
Tohono Chul
4.7

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Explore hidden gems such as Broken Arrow Trail and Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sedona: Verde Canyon Railroad (in Clarkdale) and Montezuma Castle National Monument (in Camp Verde). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Sedona Airport Overlook, take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, hike along Boynton Canyon Trail, and stroll through Devil's Bridge Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona itinerary planner.

Drive from Tucson to Sedona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in December, expect nights in Sedona to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are slightly colder, around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 23:
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Hiking Trail
Devil's Bridge Trail
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Broken Arrow Trail
4.9

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Helicopter Tours) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, see Off-Road Tours, have fun at Machine Guns Vegas, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Sedona to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 28:
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.6
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Neighborhood
The LINQ Promenade
4.4
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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.9

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle, and stroll through Angel's Landing.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 50°F and lows are around 20°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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National Park
The Narrows
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Angel's Landing
4.9

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