43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Helsinki
Fly + bus + taxi:  22​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly + taxi:  14​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
Custer
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
Helsinki

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and El Capitan. Escape the urban bustle at Tuolumne Meadows and Sentinel Dome. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder app

Helsinki, Finland to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Helsinki in September, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bright Angel Trail and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Walnut Canyon National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
day
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 23rd (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon, then take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, and finally explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect Page to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

4
days
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore hidden gems such as Akaka Falls State Park and Kahaluu Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park in Honaunau (about 44 minutes away). Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waialea Beach and get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona online route maker

You can fly from Page to Kailua-Kona in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Page to Kailua-Kona is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Page in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kailua-Kona, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Waialea Beach, Kahaluu Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Akaka Falls State Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
days
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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.
Visiting Zipline and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ka'anapali Beach. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach and don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lahaina online route planner

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In September in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kihei, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lamar Valley and Artist Point. Get outdoors at Mount Washburn and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

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Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park. In October, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Lahaina - with highs of 10°C and lows of -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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.
Visiting Custer State Park and Needles Eye Tunnel will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wildlife Loop Road and Loop Road. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Custer: Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap). And it doesn't end there: delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills, explore the striking landscape of Black Hills National Forest, and appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Custer itinerary planning site

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Custer takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Custer: highs are around 14°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Loop Road, Black Hills, Windcross Conservancy, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs

4
days
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Cades Cove. Get a sense of the local culture at Walker Sisters' Cabin and Titanic Museum. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimney Tops.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park online travel planner

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Custer to Great Smoky Mountains National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Custer in October, expect Great Smoky Mountains National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing, Titanic Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
River Rafting & Tubing
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

2
days
Key West

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dry Tortugas National Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Key West trip planner

Fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in October, you will find days in Key West are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Step out of New York City to go to Hampton Bays and see Ponquogue Beach, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City day trip planning app

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. While traveling from Key West, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ponquogue Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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