16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly + bus:  23​h 45​min
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  14​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
4
Custer
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
6
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Madrid

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Maui Paintball. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lahaina: Kihei (Kalepolepo Beach Park & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Kahekili Beach Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip maker tool .

Madrid, Spain to Lahaina is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 11 hours. While traveling from Madrid, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Lahaina, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kihei, Maui Ocean Center, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahaina in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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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 1st (Thu), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then admire all the interesting features of Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lewis Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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 (Sat): explore and take pictures at Wildlife Loop Road, then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and finally learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then trek along Presidential Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Custer trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Custer by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with highs in Custer at 29°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone, The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and finally find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Pigeon Forge in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Custer in August, things will get a bit warmer in Pigeon Forge: highs are around 36°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing, Clingmans Dome
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge ©
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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 7th (Wed): race across the water with a speed boat tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, then try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hilton Head visit planner .

Fly from Pigeon Forge to Hilton Head in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in August, Hilton Head is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Myrtle Beach.

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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night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 9th (Fri), stroll through Myrtle Beach, don't miss a visit to Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Myrtle Beach trip maker app .

You can drive from Hilton Head to Myrtle Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or fly. In August in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

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