37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Key West
— 3 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Kailua-Kona
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly to Merced, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Custer
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Key West

— 3 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.
Get some cultural insight at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Truman Little White House. Step off the beaten path and head to Bahia Honda State Park and Dolphin Research Center. Take a break from Key West with a short trip to The Turtle Hospital in Marathon, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, browse the exhibits of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Key West itinerary planning site.

Dublin, Ireland to Key West is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Dublin to Key West, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in July, expect Key West to be warmer, temps between 37°C and 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Panama City Beach

— 2 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.
On the 5th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Andrews State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Pier Park and then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Panama City Beach online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Panama City Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in July, expect little chillier with lows of 27°C in Panama City Beach. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): whizz through the canopy at ZipLine Hilton Head, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then stroll through Coligny Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hilton Head vacation planner.

Getting from Panama City Beach to Hilton Head by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Hilton Head can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to fly to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 2 nights

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
On the 9th (Sat), walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and then identify plant and animal life at Cades Cove.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Great Smoky Mountains National Park road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Hilton Head to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Hilton Head in July since evenings lows in Great Smoky Mountains National Park dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Moab.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Moab fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Moab by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Moab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in July, expect nights in Moab to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 42°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Mather Point. Explore hidden gems such as South Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Point. The adventure continues: stroll through Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Moab in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 34°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 2 nights

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
On the 17th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and then take an unforgettable tour with Blue Hawaiian Helicopters - Waikoloa. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then whizz through the canopy at Hawaii Forest and Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Kailua-Kona in 12.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer evenings in Kailua-Kona when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Lahaina, Maui

— 3 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Napili Beach and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get in touch with nature at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Wailea (Wailea Beach & Makena Beach) and Helicopter Tours (in Kahului). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina road trip website.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Honolulu, Oahu

— 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, then don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kailua Beach Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu online tour planner.

Getting from Lahaina to Honolulu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. July in Honolulu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 5 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite Falls and Panorama Trail. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park route builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park takes 12.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (33°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Fri) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Prismatic Spring and Grand Loop Road. Visiting Old Faithful and Grand Geyser will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, explore the striking landscape at Aurum Geyser, trek along Purple Mountain Trail, and take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park route planning website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Custer

— 3 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): trek along Presidential Trail, take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, and then admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): engage your brain at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, then do sightseeing your way with Black Hills Helicopters, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Custer tour planning tool.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Custer in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, Custer is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 29°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.