13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paphos
Fly + bus:  16​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
3
Custer
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
4
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  21​h
End: Paphos

3
nights
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, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planner .

Paphos, Cyprus to New York City is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paphos to New York City is minus 7 hours. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

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

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: hike along Artist Point, explore and take pictures at Lamar Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Undine Falls, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

2
nights
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 22nd (Wed): get curious at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Presidential Trail, cruise along Iron Mountain Road, and then cruise along Wildlife Loop Road.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Custer journey builder app .

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. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Custer hover around 31°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Presidential Trail
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Discover out-of-the-way places like River Rafting & Tubing and Cades Cove. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and Zipline (in Hartford). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, try out the rides at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and enjoy breathtaking views from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Gatlinburg takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Custer to Gatlinburg. Traveling from Custer in July, expect Gatlinburg to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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