52 days in Continental USA Itinerary

52 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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52 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Sarajevo
Fly:  16​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
Sedona
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Page
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Key West
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Sarajevo

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker .

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sarajevo to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sarajevo in May, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

5
days
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Swim with Dolphins and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Akaka Falls State Park (in Hilo), Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, stroll through Mauna Kea Beach, hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and look and learn at Mauna Kea Observatories.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Kailua-Kona in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Kailua-Kona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 26°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Island of Hawaii, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Akaka Falls State Park, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ka'anapali Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center, stop by Honolulu Cookie Company, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Zipline, Maui Ocean Center, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chapel of the Holy Cross and Bell Rock. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Flagstaff (Walnut Canyon National Monument & Meteor Crater). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, trek along Airport Mesa, stroll through Devil's Bridge Trail, and take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sedona day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Sedona in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Lahaina to Sedona. When traveling from Lahaina in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Flagstaff
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

6
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 10th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, trek along Rim Trail, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday website .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are colder with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon. Explore Page's surroundings by going to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park (in Monument Valley) and Bryce Canyon National Park (Bryce Point & Navajo/Queens Garden Loop). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, appreciate the history behind Rainbow Bridge National Monument, head outdoors with Wahweap Overlook, and see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Page trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are much hotter (24°C). On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

4
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of Fire State Park and Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, get interesting insight from Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoover Dam Bypass, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation maker app .

You can fly from Page to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Page in June, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 45°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read New York City tour builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in New York City to be slightly colder, around 21°C, while days are cooler, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
days
Savannah

Savannah ©
Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S.
Explore hidden gems such as Savannah Historic District and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Go for a jaunt from Savannah to Hilton Head to see Coligny Beach about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, listen to music at Historic Savannah Theatre, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and stroll through Forsyth Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Savannah holiday planning website .

You can fly from New York City to Savannah in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Savannah: highs are around 37°C and lows about 25°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Fort Pulaski National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Kayaking & Canoeing. Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Key West road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 31°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

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