22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h
3
Custer
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
5
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 11th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, then wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Carter House.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Nashville is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in August, you will find days in Nashville are slightly colder (37°C), and nights are colder (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Carter House ©
Carter House
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, then take in the exciting artwork at Mama's Minerals, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.

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Getting from Nashville to Santa Fe by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Santa Fe is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in August, expect Santa Fe to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Windcross Conservancy, then get a new perspective on nature at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, then explore and take pictures at Wildlife Loop Road, and finally admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Iron Mountain Road and then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Custer online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Santa Fe to Custer in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, things will get little chillier in Custer: highs are around 29°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Windcross Conservancy
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Custer in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Rainbow Falls will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Akaka Falls State Park in Hilo (about 1h 50 min away). There's more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona road trip planning site .

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. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Kailua-Kona, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hilo, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Visiting Kapalua Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kapalua Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor and Byodo-In Temple. Visit Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Shark Diving (in Haleiwa) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at Iolani Palace.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu online trip builder .

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daytime highs in Honolulu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kailua, Byodo-In Temple, Polynesian Cultural Center, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Byodo-In Temple ©
Byodo-In Temple
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor ©

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