23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
2
Hanalei, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h
4
Page
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
5
Custer
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
Traverse City
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Frankfurt

3
nights
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Visiting Norton Point Beach and Menemsha Public Beach will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Menemsha Hills and Lucy Vincent Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Edgartown: Lambert's Cove Beach (in West Tisbury) and Gay Head Lighthouse (in Aquinnah). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Katama Beach/ South Beach and visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Edgartown trip maker site .

Frankfurt, Germany to Edgartown is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Chilmark, Menemsha Public Beach, Lambert's Cove Beach, Gay Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Gay Head Lighthouse ©
Gay Head Lighthouse
Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Menemsha Public Beach ©
Menemsha Public Beach

2
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Tunnels Beach and Poipu Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hanalei: Spouting Horn (in Poipu), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Eleele) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa). It doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hanalei, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Edgartown to Hanalei takes 16 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Edgartown in August; daily highs in Hanalei reach 35°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Poipu, Kayaking & Canoeing, Tunnels Beach, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Tuolumne Meadows and Vernal Fall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sentinel Dome and Bodie State Historic Park. Step out of Yosemite National Park to go to Lee Vining and see Mono Lake County Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, stroll through Lembert Dome, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel route planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Hanalei to Yosemite National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hanalei to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hanalei in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are colder (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodie State Historic Park, Mono Lake County Park
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
day
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and finally take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Page trip itinerary builder website .

Do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Page in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Page, with highs around 39°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Wind Cave National Park and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Step off the beaten path and head to Black Hills National Forest and Bismark Lake Campground. Explore Custer's surroundings by going to Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs), Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap) and Rankin Ridge Nature Trail (in Wind Cave National Park). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, and take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Custer day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Page to Custer takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, Custer is slightly colder than Page - with highs of 29°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Wind Cave National Park, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Windcross Conservancy
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Uncle Tom's Trail and Upper Geyser Basin. Take a break from the city and head to Artist Point and Yellowstone National Park. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone--about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Custer to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In August, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Custer - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

2
nights
Traverse City

Traverse City ©
Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Step out of the city life by going to Elberta Beach and Fifth Avenue Beach. Visit Lake Michigan Beach Park and Frankfort Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Traverse City side-trips: First Street Beach (in Manistee) and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (in Empire).

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Traverse City online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Traverse City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Traverse City, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Empire, Manistee, Elberta Beach, Frankfort Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue Beach ©
Fifth Avenue Beach

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