22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Verona
train + Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Homer
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  11​h 15​min
2
Hanalei, Kauai
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  14​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
5
Custer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
6
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + train:  18​h
End: Verona

1
night
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Anchor River State Recreation Area, explore the landscape on two wheels at Homer Spit, and then choose your vessel at Coldwater Alaska. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Homer trip planning site .

Verona, Italy to Homer is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Verona to Homer, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Verona in August, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Homer: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Anchor River State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Coldwater Alaska ©
Coldwater Alaska
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies ©

3
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Na Pali Coast State Park. Get in touch with nature at Hanakapiai Falls and Kayaking & Canoeing. Venture out of the city with trips to Poipu Beach Park (in Poipu) and Helicopter Tours (in Lihue). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Haena Beach Park.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hanalei road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Homer to Hanalei takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Homer to Hanalei. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Homer in August, with highs in Hanalei at 35°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Hanalei

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kapaa, Poipu Beach Park, Helicopter Tours, Hanakapiai Falls, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hanakapiai Falls ©
Hanakapiai Falls
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Visiting North Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon National Park will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: trek along South Kaibab Trail, stroll through Tonto Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Hanalei to Grand Canyon National Park in 14.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Hanalei in August: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grand Loop Road and Grand Prismatic Spring. Get in touch with nature at Artist Point and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, look for all kinds of wild species at Beryl Spring, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and hike along Storm Point Trail.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park tour planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

2
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wind Cave National Park and Black Hills National Forest. Visiting Needles Eye Tunnel and Wildlife Loop Road will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap). There's more to do: admire all the interesting features of Mount Rushmore National Memorial and immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Custer day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with highs in Custer at 29°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Wind Cave National Park, Windcross Conservancy, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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.
On the 22nd (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, and then take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Key West takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Custer in August, expect nights in Key West to be much warmer, around 32°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

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

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