18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Custer
— 1 night
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
5
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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 25th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, thenadmire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): get curious at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, thenidentify plant and animal life at Windcross Conservancy, and then Head underground at Wind Cave National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Custer visit planner.

Manchester, UK to Custer is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Custer due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect nights in Custer to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wind Cave National Park, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Windcross Conservancy
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs

2
nights
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.
On the 27th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, thenmake a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, thenadmire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Santa Fe takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Custer in August: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Napili Beach and Parasailing & Paragliding. Step off the beaten path and head to Lahaina Front Street and Kahekili Beach Park. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lahaina trip planning tool.

Fly from Santa Fe to Lahaina in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Santa Fe in August since evenings lows in Lahaina dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Kona Coffee Living History Farm. Get outdoors at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Kanaloa Octopus Farm. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip planner.

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kahaluu Beach, Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©
Kanaloa Octopus Farm ©
Kanaloa Octopus Farm

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Teton Raptor Center, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, thenidentify plant and animal life at Oxbow Bend, and finally go for a walk through Cunningham Cabin.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Jackson Hole in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Jackson Hole, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kailua-Kona in September: highs in Jackson Hole hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

4
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and West Thumb Geyser Basin. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. In September, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Jackson Hole - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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