31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  21​h 30​min
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Cody
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
Custer
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h 30​min
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 6 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Dublin

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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.
On the 2nd (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Page day trip website .

Dublin, Ireland to Page is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Dublin to Page due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dublin in August, plan for warmer days in Page, with highs around 39°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

2
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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Moki Dugway, explore the striking landscape at Comb Ridge, and then admire the majestic nature at Goosenecks State Park.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in August: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 36°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

#Nature, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Comb Ridge, Goosenecks State Park, Moki Dugway
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Comb Ridge ©
Comb Ridge

2
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 6th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool .

Drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Monument Valley - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Olmsted Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and then hike along Lembert Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 12.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Uncle Tom's Trail and Grand Prismatic Spring. Take a break from the city and head to Firehole Canyon Drive and Midway Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, and admire the local landmark of Fountain Paint Pot.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park journey builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 25°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town, learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Cody vacation website .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Cody hover around 32°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Cody

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town

2
days
Custer

Custer ©
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 18th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, and then take in the awesome beauty at Black Hills. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Harney Peak, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Custer trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cody to Custer in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Custer are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 20th (Tue), you're off toKey West.

Things to do in Custer

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

South Dakota, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
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Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Key West in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Custer in August, expect nights in Key West to be much hotter, around 31°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Key West

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
Highlights from your plan

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Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, admire the landmark architecture of Mickve Israel Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Key West to Savannah in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Key West in August since evenings lows in Savannah dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Savannah

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
First African Baptist Church ©
First African Baptist Church

6
days
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Little Hunters Beach and Echo Lake Beach. Get in touch with nature at Bar Island Trails and Great Head Trail. When in Acadia National Park, make a side trip to see Ship Harbor Nature Trail in Bass Harbor, approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, trek along Heart of Acadia Loop, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Acadia National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Savannah to Acadia National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Savannah in August, with highs in Acadia National Park at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Southwest Harbor, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Ship Harbor Nature Trail
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Little Hunters Beach ©
Little Hunters Beach
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

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