10 days in Continental USA Itinerary

10 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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10 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
3
Custer
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  11 h 15 min
4
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Fly:  19 h
End: Kuwait City

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Teton Raptor Center, don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson, then contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, and finally cruise along Moose Wilson Road. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Cunningham Cabin, then make a trip to Oxbow Bend, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rendezvous Mountain.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Jackson Hole online day trip planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Jackson Hole is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Kuwait City in August, things will get much colder in Jackson Hole: highs are around 30°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Rendezvous Mountain ©
Rendezvous Mountain

2
nights
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.
On the 12th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, then cruise along Grand Loop Road, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Terrace Spring, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls, then identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online day trip planner .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

1
night
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Hills, view the masterpieces at Insideout, and then take in the awesome beauty at Harney Peak. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunday Gulch Trail, learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Legion Lake.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Custer road trip planning website .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Custer by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Custer reach 29°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Hill City, South Dakota, Breezy Point Picnic Area
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Black Hills ©
Black Hills
Black Elk Peak ©
Black Elk Peak
Legion Lake ©
Legion Lake

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Hilton Head

Hilton Head ©
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for gifts at Coligny Plaza Shopping Center, then try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, then enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Field Beach Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at The Golf Courses of Palmetto Dunes and then look for all kinds of wild species at Islanders Beach Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hilton Head vacation builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Custer to Hilton Head in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a 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 Hilton Head to be much hotter, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Folly Field Beach Park ©
Folly Field Beach Park
The Golf Courses of Palmetto Dunes ©
The Golf Courses of Palmetto Dunes

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