20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Shuttle:  10​h
3
Page
— 3 nights
+5
Shuttle + Foot + Bus + Foot + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  8​h 30​min
5
Custer
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
6
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Key West
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, and then kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach. On the next day, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahaina trip itinerary planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Lahaina is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Lahaina is minus 12 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Lahaina, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Kahaluu Beach and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 3.5 hours. In September in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Kahaluu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kahaluu Beach ©
Kahaluu Beach

3
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 30th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bend. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Page online itinerary creator.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Page in 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Page, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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.
On the 3rd (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Page to Yellowstone National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Page in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 10°C and lows at -4°C. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
nights
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 6th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA, and then pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, then cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, and finally identify plant and animal life at Windcross Conservancy.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Custer trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Custer by combination of taxi and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Custer at 14°C and lows at 0°C. You will leave for Pigeon Forge on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bear Country USA, Windcross Conservancy, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

3
nights
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.
On the 9th (Mon), meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, get interesting insight from Tours, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the next day, find something for the whole family at The Island in Pigeon Forge.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pigeon Forge itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Pigeon Forge in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Custer to Pigeon Forge. Traveling from Custer in October, things will get a bit warmer in Pigeon Forge: highs are around 25°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster ©
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster

1
night
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 12th (Thu), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip generator.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Pigeon Forge to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in October, you will find days in Key West are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much warmer (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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