15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  5​h
1
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  14​h 15​min
2
Seward
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  9​h
5
Custer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: Denver

2
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Page trip planner .

Denver to Page is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Denver in August; daily highs in Page reach 93°F and lows reach 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seward.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

3
nights
Seward

For most visitors to this part of the world, the wild part of Alaska starts at Seward, a small port city that takes advantage of the region's natural beauty.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then meet the residents at Alaska SeaLife Center. On the next day, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seward trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Page to Seward in 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Page in August, expect Seward to be much colder, temps between 61°F and 50°F. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off toJuneau.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Alaska SeaLife Center ©
Alaska SeaLife Center

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stop by Jewels By Kris, then look for gifts at Caribou Crossings, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Juneau tour builder website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Seward to Juneau in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Juneau

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Caribou Crossings ©
Caribou Crossings
Jewels by Kris ©
Jewels by Kris

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, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Juneau to New York City in 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Juneau to New York City. Traveling from Juneau in August, things will get warmer in New York City: highs are around 85°F and lows about 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Custer.

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

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.
On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, then stop by Granite Sports, and finally appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Custer trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New York City to Custer in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Custer. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Custer, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Granite Sports, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Granite Sports ©
Granite Sports
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

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