16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
2
Custer
— 1 night
3
Santa Fe
— 1 night
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
5
Carmel
— 2 nights
6
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Black Sand Basin. On your second day here, witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, thentake in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip site.

Oslo, Norway to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Oslo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lone Star Geyser ©
Lone Star Geyser
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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 27th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road, look for gifts at Art Expressions, thenexplore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, thenget curious at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest, thenget great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area, and finally cruise along Wildlife Loop Road.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Custer route planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Custer by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Custer hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

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 29th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, thengo for a walk through Keshi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe online vacation builder.

You can fly from Custer to Santa Fe in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Custer in September: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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

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 30th (Mon): shop like a local with Yosemite Museum Gallery, explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, view the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, and then trek along Mariposa Grove.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park itinerary builder.

Getting from Santa Fe to Yosemite National Park by combination of bus and train takes about 33 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In September, Yosemite National Park is little chillier than Santa Fe - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmel Mission, enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, explore the activities along Monterey Bay, stop by Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar, thenget to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. Keep things going the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Carmel online route planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 15.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect much hotter with lows of °C in Carmel. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
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.
Do your shopping at Reeflections Fine Art Gallery and Lahaina Printsellers. Escape the urban bustle at Haleakala Crater and Hana Highway - Road to Hana. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church (in Kihei), Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center (in Makawao) and Maui Specialty Chocolate (in Kahului). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Kai Pua Artist Studio, take an in-depth tour of Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum, and visit Lahaina Front Street.

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You can fly from Carmel to Lahaina in 11 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Carmel to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Carmel in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Lahaina: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Maui, Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum, Sacred Hearts Mission Church, Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church, Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center
Highlights from your plan
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

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