14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  18​h
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
3
Custer
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
4
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Adelaide

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Liliuokalani Gardens and Punalu‘U Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Hilo (Rainbow Falls & Akaka Falls State Park), Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach (in Naalehu).

Make your Kailua-Kona itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Adelaide, Australia to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 19 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in July; daily highs in Kailua-Kona reach 35°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilo, Punalu‘U Beach, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mystic Falls Trail and Blue Star Spring. Escape the urban bustle at Gibbon Falls and S Rim Trail. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center about 54 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook, and don't miss a visit to Artist Point.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in July, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 4°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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 16th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then trek along Presidential Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Custer road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Custer hover around 31°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Presidential Trail
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 17th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Santa Fe travel route website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Santa Fe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Santa Fe is a bit warmer than Custer - with highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then stroll through Panorama Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Getting from Santa Fe to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in July; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 33°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop

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