21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Valdez
Fly:  10​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h
5
New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Indianapolis
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
8
Munising
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Wisconsin Dells
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Duluth
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
11
Medora
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
12
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
13
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Valdez

1
night
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.
To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip planner .

Valdez to Honolulu is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Alaska Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, Honolulu is much warmer than Valdez - with highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

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

1
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): engage your brain at Exploratorium and then explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Honolulu to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Honolulu in May, with highs in San Francisco at 69°F and lows at 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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 2nd (Sun): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Key West road trip app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Key West in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Key West due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in Key West hover around 88°F and lows are around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planning website .

Fly from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Key West in June; daily highs in New York City reach 80°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
day
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
On the 6th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Indianapolis trip planning site .

Getting from New York City to Indianapolis by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chicago travel site .

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In June in Chicago, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

1
night
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Chapel Rock and Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Chapel Falls, then admire the sheer force of Spray Falls, and finally kick back and relax at Sand Point Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Munising trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Munising in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chicago in June; daily highs in Munising reach 68°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Wisconsin Dells.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore ©
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Sand Point Beach ©
Sand Point Beach
Chapel Rock and Beach ©
Chapel Rock and Beach

1
day
Wisconsin Dells

Named after a nearby scenic gorge famous for its steep sandstone formations, Wisconsin Dells features more than 20 water parks, making it one of the most popular vacation areas in this region.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): stroll through Wisconsin Deer Park, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then see the interesting displays at Mr Marvel's Wondertorium.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wisconsin Dells trip tool .

Drive from Munising to Wisconsin Dells in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Munising in June: high temperatures in Wisconsin Dells hover around 77°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Duluth.

Things to do in Wisconsin Dells

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Wisconsin Deer Park ©
Wisconsin Deer Park

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night
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, explore the galleries of Canal Park, and then take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Duluth trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wisconsin Dells to Duluth takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Wisconsin Dells in June, expect Duluth to be little chillier, temps between 65°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Duluth

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center
Highlights from your plan
Canal Park ©
Canal Park
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©

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day
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Medora tour builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Duluth to Medora in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Duluth in June: highs in Medora hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Medora

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens, then explore and take pictures at Wildlife Loop Road, and then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Black Hills National Forest and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Country USA.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rapid City trip planner.

You can drive from Medora to Rapid City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Medora in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rapid City, with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

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nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): trek along Cracker Lake Hike, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and then hike along Granite Park Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook, then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then hike along Grinnell Lake Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Rapid City to Glacier National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, train, and car. Traveling from Rapid City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Glacier National Park, with lows of 45°F. On the 17th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Lake Trail ©
Grinnell Lake Trail
Granite Park Trail ©
Granite Park Trail

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