23 days in Continental USA Itinerary

23 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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23 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Newark
Drive:  40​h
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  16​h 45​min
Custer
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​h
Hilton Head
— 4 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Marathon
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
Newark

3
days
Page

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.
Bring the kids along to Lone Rock Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Navajo Bridge. Go for a jaunt from Page to Big Water to see Coyote Buttes about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Page trip builder site

Newark to Page is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in June, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (96°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Big Water, Navajo Bridge, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
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Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

4
days
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Escape the urban bustle at Sylvan Lake and Harney Peak. Kids will appreciate attractions like Roberts Prairie Dog Town and Legion Lake. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Black Hills, explore the activities along Center Lake, get engrossed in the history at Wade's Gold Mill, and hike along Cathedral Spires Hiking Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Custer day trip website

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Page to Custer in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in June, expect Custer to be cooler, temps between 71°F and 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

South Dakota, Wade's Gold Mill, Roberts Prairie Dog Town
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Black Hills ©
Black Hills
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town

4
days
Hilton Head

Hilton Head ©
Family-friendly places like Driessen Beach Park and Tybee Island Beach will thrill your kids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Folly Field Beach Park and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. When in Hilton Head, make a side trip to see Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum in Tybee Island, approximately 1h 25 min away.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hilton Head trip itinerary maker tool

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Hilton Head in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer to Hilton Head, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Custer in July, expect nights in Hilton Head to be much hotter, around 76°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Tybee Island
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Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

4
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.
Visiting Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Smathers Beach will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, kick back and relax at South Beach, engage your brain at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, and steep yourself in history at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary builder website

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Hilton Head to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
days
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Relax by the water at Bahia Honda State Park and Sunset Park Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key) and Islamorada (Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, & more). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and see the vivid underwater world at Sombrero Reef.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Marathon tour builder

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Marathon sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 80°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Big Pine Key, Sunset Park Beach
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Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge

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