21 days in Continental USA Itinerary

21 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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21 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
3
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Branson
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Savannah
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
8
Gettysburg
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
9
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, then examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, then take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and finally stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get to know the fascinating history of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Honolulu travel planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Honolulu is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Honolulu is minus 11 hours. Traveling from Brussels in June, you will find days in Honolulu are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are much warmer (27°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Mecanique and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Twin Peaks and Golden Gate Park. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, shop like a local with Exploratorium, explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, and examine the collection at de Young Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco tour planning app .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Honolulu in June, with highs in San Francisco at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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 8th (Sat): examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Meow Wolf, then examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, and then wander the streets of Canyon Road.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from San Francisco to Santa Fe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Santa Fe is 1 hour. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Fe: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

1
day
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the local landmark of Dancing Water Fountain, then take some stellar pictures from College of the Ozarks, then explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, and finally examine the collection at Titanic Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Branson trip planner.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Branson in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Branson, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks

1
night
Key West

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fort Zachary Taylor, then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and finally take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Key West trip app .

You can fly from Branson to Key West in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Branson to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Branson in June, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Fort Pulaski National Monument, enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally stroll around Forsyth Park. Here are some ideas for day two: race across the water with a speed boat tour, then kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Savannah sightseeing planner.

Getting from Key West to Savannah by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Key West in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Savannah, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Savannah to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Savannah to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Savannah in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Nashville, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

1
day
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Jennie Wade House, take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Nashville to Gettysburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Gettysburg is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in June, things will get slightly colder in Gettysburg: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jennie Wade House ©
Jennie Wade House
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New York Public Library and St. Paul's Chapel. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Gettysburg to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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