15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Custer
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
4
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  12​h 30​min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
7
Hilton Head
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + train:  19​h 15​min
End: Birmingham

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, then look for all kinds of wild species at Windcross Conservancy, then take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, and finally admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Presidential Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Custer online journey planner .

Birmingham, UK to Custer is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 7 hours. While traveling from Birmingham, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Custer, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Windcross Conservancy, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Presidential Trail
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Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

1
night
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 5th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then hike along Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, and then take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park route planning site .

Getting from Custer to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Custer in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 22°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

1
day
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, then take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hilo day trip tool .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Hilo in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Hilo due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Hilo hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
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Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

2
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.
On the 8th (Sat), take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On your second day here, meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lahaina trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Hilo to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Lahaina

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Maui Ocean Center
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and then contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park, then make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, and then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe route planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Lahaina to Santa Fe in 12.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Lahaina to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahaina in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Santa Fe, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pecos National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): cruise along The Overseas Highway and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Key West holiday app .

You can fly from Santa Fe to Key West in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Santa Fe to Key West due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter evenings in Key West when traveling from Santa Fe in June, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then stroll through Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. On the next day, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then stroll through Coligny Beach.

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Getting from Key West to Hilton Head by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in June, Hilton Head is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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