22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  11​h
1
Newport
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Santa Fe
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  11​h 30​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of The Elms.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary tool .

London, UK to Newport is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Newport. In September, Newport is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Elms ©
The Elms
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 23rd (Mon), get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, take an in-depth tour of Newseum, and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Newport to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Newport in September, things will get a bit warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington National Cemetery, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Highlights from your plan
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Newseum ©
Newseum

2
nights
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 25th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip website .

Fly from Washington DC to Key West in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in September: high temperatures in Key West hover around 36°C and lows are around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Key West Cemetery ©
Key West Cemetery

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 27th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Marathon route maker .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

1
night
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 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of The Parthenon, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, and then wander the streets of Downtown Nashville.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nashville journey builder site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Marathon to Nashville in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Marathon to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In September, Nashville is slightly colder than Marathon - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B
The Parthenon ©
The Parthenon

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 1st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, steep yourself in history at The Oldest House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza. On your second day here, examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, then examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, then examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe day trip planner .

You can fly from Nashville to Santa Fe in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Santa Fe. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in October: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 24°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

1
night
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, then contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, then examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu attractions tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Santa Fe to Honolulu takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Santa Fe to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Santa Fe in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Genesis Galleries LLC. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Greenwell Farms, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona route planning tool .

You can fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Greenwell Farms, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Genesis Galleries LLC
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Upper Geyser Basin and Lamar Valley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone Trading Post (in Cooke City), West Yellowstone (Madison Avenue Old Time Photos & Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center) and Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Yellowstone National Park is colder than Kailua-Kona - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

West Yellowstone, Yellowstone Trading Post, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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