17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Custer
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Flagstaff
— 2 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
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Marathon
— 4 nights

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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 24th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then trek along Presidential Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road and then get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Custer road trip planner.

London, UK to Custer is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Custer is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Custer hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 26th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Norris Geyser Basin.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Custer in July, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Norris Geyser Basin ©
Norris Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Grace Cathedral and Presidio Pet Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lands End and Walking tours. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: walk around Presidio of San Francisco, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online holiday planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

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Lands End ©
Lands End
Grace Cathedral ©
Grace Cathedral
Walking tours

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take an exotic tour of Bearizona Wildlife Park and then explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, then take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Painted Desert.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Flagstaff trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Flagstaff in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Flagstaff hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

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.
Bring the kids along to Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Zipline. Escape the urban bustle at Roaring Fork and Clingmans Dome. Take a break from Pigeon Forge with a short trip to Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge and find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Flagstaff to Pigeon Forge in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Flagstaff to Pigeon Forge, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Flagstaff in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Pigeon Forge: highs are around 36°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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Marathon

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Relax by the water at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Fishing Charters & Tours. Change things up with a short trip to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marathon online trip builder.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Pigeon Forge to Marathon in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Marathon, with lows of 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

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