21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  9​h 15​min
4
Custer
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Tuolumne Meadows and Tunnel View. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vernal Fall and Yosemite Falls. There's much more to do: hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park journey builder tool .

Sydney, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road.

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Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Santa Fe in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Santa Fe. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 37°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Escape the urban bustle at Speed Boats Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step off the beaten path and head to Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Colonial Park Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Coligny Beach (in Hilton Head) and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of First African Baptist Church, and stroll around Forsyth Park.

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You can fly from Santa Fe to Savannah in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Savannah when traveling from Santa Fe in June, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
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Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Speed Boats Tours

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 11th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel and then cruise along Iron Mountain Road. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, and then learn more about the world around you at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Savannah to Custer takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Savannah in June, plan for slightly colder days in Custer, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Artist Point and Yellowstone National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Upper Geyser Basin and Grand Prismatic Spring. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Custer in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Puukohola National Historic Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation. Take a break from Kailua-Kona with a short trip to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area in Puako, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Kailua-Kona takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Kailua-Kona due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Kailua-Kona: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Puukohola National Historic Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Shark Diving and Scuba & Snorkeling. Let the collections at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park capture your imagination. There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, see the interesting displays at Iolani Palace, and step aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu tour planning website .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu takes 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Shark Diving
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

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