15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
Newport
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
2
Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Branson
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 30​min
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
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London, UK to Newport is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in August, expect Newport to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Elms
The Elms
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

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night
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, and finally cool off at Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at The Old Mill, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, then find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and finally get in on the family fun at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge day trip site .

You can fly from Newport to Pigeon Forge in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Newport in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pigeon Forge: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Gatlinburg
Highlights from your plan
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster ©
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
The Coaster at Goats on the Roof ©
The Coaster at Goats on the Roof

1
night
Branson

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake, and finally see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Branson route website .

You can fly from Pigeon Forge to Branson in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pigeon Forge to Branson due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Branson can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum of Geology, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens, then take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rapid City trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Branson to Rapid City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Branson in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rapid City, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Custer, The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Geology ©
Museum of Geology
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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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 15th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip itinerary site .

Getting from Rapid City to Santa Fe by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Museum of International Folk Art ©
Museum of International Folk Art
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kahaluu Beach, and then admire all the interesting features of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then have some family-friendly fun at Hawaii Laser Tag, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona vacation maker .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Santa Fe to Kailua-Kona takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Kailua-Kona is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Kailua-Kona. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kahaluu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kahaluu Beach ©
Kahaluu Beach

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nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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 18th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Kahekili Beach Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahaina sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Lahaina sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zipline

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, examine the collection at Bishop Museum, then make a trip to Battleship Missouri Memorial, then see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and finally stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu visit app .

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
Bishop Museum ©
Bishop Museum

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Honolulu to Yellowstone National Park in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Honolulu to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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