18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Whaling Museum and Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Sankaty Head Lighthouse and St Paul's Episcopal Church. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfside Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Cisco Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Milestone Bog.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nantucket journey website.

New Delhi, India to Nantucket is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Nantucket. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in August: high temperatures in Nantucket hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Madaket Beach ©
Madaket Beach
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, thencontemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, thenexamine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Santa Fe using our trip planner.

You can fly from Nantucket to Santa Fe in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Nantucket to Santa Fe, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nantucket in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Santa Fe, with highs around °C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum
Museum of International Folk Art ©
Museum of International Folk Art
River Rafting & Tubing

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, hike along Rankin Ridge Nature Trail, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Wind Cave National Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, thenexplore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Custer online travel planner.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Custer in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Santa Fe in August: high temperatures in Custer hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wind Cave National Park, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

1
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 (Sun), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser, thenadmire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail, and then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Custer to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Custer in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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.
On the 3rd (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Wailea Beach and Kapalua Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lahaina Front Street and Tamura's Fine Wine & Liquors. Take a break from Lahaina with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, and kick back and relax at Napili Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lahaina online travel route builder.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to Lahaina in 15 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Lahaina, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapalua Beach, Parasailing & Paragliding, Wailea Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park

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