24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
4
Branson
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
9
New York City
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Zurich

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the next day, get curious at Exploratorium, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kahekili Beach Park and Napili Beach. Relax by the water at Wailea Beach and Kalepolepo Beach Park. Take a break from Lahaina with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Lahaina in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Lahaina, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Lahaina at 34°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kihei, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Zipline

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Iolani Palace and USS Arizona Memorial. Get some historical perspective at Battleship Missouri Memorial and Byodo-In Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Honolulu driving holiday tool .

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Byodo-In Temple
Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial

1
night
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 29th (Sat), have some family-friendly fun at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Thorncrown Chapel, then kick back and relax at Moonshine Beach, and then explore the activities along Table Rock Lake.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Branson online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Honolulu to Branson in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Branson when traveling from Honolulu in June, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Thorncrown Chapel, Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake

2
nights
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Old Mill and Hollywood Star Cars Museum. Explore Pigeon Forge's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge road trip planning app .

Getting from Branson to Pigeon Forge by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing, Clingmans Dome
Highlights from your plan
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster ©
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
River Rafting & Tubing
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge ©
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge

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 4th (Thu), cruise along The Overseas Highway, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, then learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Key West Firehouse Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West tour planner .

You can fly from Pigeon Forge to Key West in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Pigeon Forge in July since evenings lows in Key West dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Key West

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

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, then browse the exhibits of Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then steep yourself in history at Fort Pulaski National Monument, and finally stroll through Forsyth Park. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

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You can fly from Key West to Savannah in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Key West in July since evenings lows in Savannah dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point, then take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Boneyard Beach and then steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Charleston sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Boneyard Beach, Patriots Point
Highlights from your plan
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and Times Square. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Charleston to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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