28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: York
train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
+3
shuttle + bus + Fly + taxi:  11​h 15​min
Custer
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + bus + taxi:  12​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
Jekyll Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly + train:  14​h 30​min
End: York

3
days
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. You'll explore and learn at American Museum of Natural History and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planner .

York, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from York in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

4
days
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Visiting Little Hunters Beach and Mount Desert Island will get you outdoors. Visit Echo Lake Beach and Sand Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, tee off at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, and see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bar Harbor travel planning app .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle from New York City to Bar Harbor in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get little chillier in Bar Harbor: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

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 Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Wind Cave National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Wildlife Loop Road and Sylvan Lake. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Custer: Angostura Recreation Area (in Hot Springs), Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap) and Badlands National Park (in Interior). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, and explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Custer tour planning tool .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Bar Harbor to Custer in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bar Harbor to Custer. Expect slightly colder evenings in Custer when traveling from Bar Harbor in July, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Hot Springs, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Windcross Conservancy, Badlands National Park, Wind Cave National Park
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Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park

4
days
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get in touch with nature at Yellowstone National Park and Grand Prismatic Spring. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and Old Faithful. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Custer in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

4
days
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Bodie State Historic Park and Tuolumne Meadows. Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Step out of Yosemite National Park to go to Lee Vining and see Mono Lake County Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, stroll through Lembert Dome, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park sightseeing site .

Do a combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodie State Historic Park, Mono Lake County Park
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Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

2
days
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the New Orleans driving holiday planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to New Orleans by combination of taxi, bus, and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
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Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
days
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and finally see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nashville, with highs around 37°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Nashville

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

2
days
Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island ©
A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at St Andrews Beach and then kick back and relax at Driftwood Beach.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jekyll Island trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Nashville to Jekyll Island in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Jekyll Island. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Jekyll Island when traveling from Nashville in August, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
Orlando

Orlando
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary website .

Getting from Jekyll Island to Orlando by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks