15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
6
Custer
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe journey maker app .

Chicago to Santa Fe is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Santa Fe is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Chicago in June, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Santa Fe: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll through North Dome and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the next day, trek along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel route builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Santa Fe to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Santa Fe in June, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 79°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

1
night
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Battleship Missouri Memorial, then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, and then stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Swim with Dolphins

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Napili Beach and Kahekili Beach Park. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip planner .

Fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, daytime highs in Lahaina are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Washburn and Yellowstone National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Artist Point and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook.

Planning Yellowstone National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Lahaina in June, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 34°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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night
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 3rd (Wed), get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, then admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, and then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Presidential Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Custer trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Custer: highs are around 80°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Presidential Trail
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

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