31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Durham
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
Custer
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
Page
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
Hilton Head
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Marathon
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
Durham

3
days
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Clingmans Dome and Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Cades Cove. And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, examine the collection at Titanic Museum, and meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge travel itinerary planner.

Durham, UK to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Durham to Pigeon Forge due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Durham, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Pigeon Forge, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Clingmans Dome
River Rafting & Tubing

4
days
Custer

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Visiting Black Hills National Forest and Presidential Trail will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Needles Eye Tunnel and Black Hills. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Custer: Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs), Bear Country USA (in Rapid City) and Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Custer vacation planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Pigeon Forge to Custer in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Pigeon Forge to Custer. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Pigeon Forge in July; daily highs in Custer reach 31°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Keystone, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Windcross Conservancy, Black Hills, Bear Country USA
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake

4
days
Yellowstone National Park

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 Midway Geyser Basin and Grand Teton. Visiting Artist Point and Yellowstone Lake will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and explore the activities along Firehole River.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in July, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful
Grand Teton
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
days
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then trek along Horseshoe Bend, and then Head underground at Water Holes Canyon. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour and then take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Page travel itinerary creator.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Yellowstone National Park to Page in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Page at 42°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon

3
days
Hilton Head

Relax by the water at Driessen Beach Park and Coligny Beach. Get outdoors at Zipline and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get out of town with these interesting Hilton Head side-trips: Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island) and Savannah (Savannah Historic District & The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head custom trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Page to Hilton Head in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Page to Hilton Head is 2 hours. Traveling from Page in July, you will find days in Hilton Head are little chillier (38°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Savannah, Tybee Island Beach
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach
Zipline
Tybee Island Beach

3
days
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.
Get some historical perspective at Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Escape the urban bustle at Dry Tortugas National Park and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. There's more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Key West online itinerary creator.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Hilton Head to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Key West are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dry Tortugas National Park

5
days
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin Research Center and Sunset Park Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Marathon: Robbie's of Islamorada (in Islamorada) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Big Pine Key). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Sombrero Reef and choose your vessel at All Aboard Boat Rentals.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Marathon travel planner.

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Marathon are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Robbie's of Islamorada, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center
Sombrero Beach

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