22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Anchorage
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
8
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
9
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h
End: Anchorage

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 26th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, then examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and finally stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner .

Anchorage to Honolulu is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Anchorage to Honolulu is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Anchorage in July, expect Honolulu to be a bit warmer, temps between 88°F and 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Swim with Dolphins
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee Mecanique and Legion of Honor. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and examine the collection at de Young Museum.

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Getting from Honolulu to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. In July, San Francisco is little chillier than Honolulu - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Legion of Honor ©
Legion of Honor

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in July since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Lehardy's Rapids ©
Lehardy's Rapids

2
nights
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.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, then make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Santa Fe trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Santa Fe in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Santa Fe: highs are around 84°F and lows about 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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

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 5th (Wed): take in the history at Lotz House Museum, get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and then contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, and then examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Nashville driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Nashville in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Nashville. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nashville, with lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Charlotte.

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
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame, get curious at Discovery Place Science, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Charlotte takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Charlotte is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Charlotte are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Discovery Place Science ©
Discovery Place Science
Room Escape Games

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Truman Little White House and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Zachary Taylor and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Key West side-trips: Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Key West online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to Key West takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Marathon
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

3
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.
9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at New York Public Library and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and make a trip to Times Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read New York City route planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in August, things will get a bit cooler in New York City: highs are around 84°F and lows about 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cleveland.

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

2
nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with West Side Market, explore the different monuments and memorials at Erie Street Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and finally examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, then examine the collection at A Christmas Story House, and then examine the collection at Steamship William G. Mather.

Start your trip to Cleveland by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Cleveland in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
A Christmas Story House ©
A Christmas Story House

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