18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  17​h 15​min
1
Custer
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
5
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Manchester

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 25th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, then identify plant and animal life at Windcross Conservancy, and then explore the striking landscape of Wind Cave National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Custer visit app .

Manchester, UK to Custer is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Custer due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, you will find days in Custer are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (12°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
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, then make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Custer in August; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 34°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kahekili Beach Park and Parasailing & Paragliding. Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Napili Beach. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lahaina tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Santa Fe to Lahaina in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Santa Fe to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lahaina when traveling from Santa Fe in August, with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

3
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Kona Coffee Living History Farm. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Kanaloa Octopus Farm. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, stroll through Kahaluu Beach, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°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

Kona Coffee Living History Farm, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kahaluu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kona Coffee Living History Farm ©
Kona Coffee Living History Farm
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): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Teton Raptor Center, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then admire all the interesting features of Oxbow Bend, and finally stroll through Cunningham Cabin.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Jackson Hole takes 10.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 3 hours. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in September, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive 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
Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Loop Road and West Thumb Geyser Basin. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Artist Point and Upper Geyser Basin. Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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