26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  14​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Savannah
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
3
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h
4
Custer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
5
Page
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
6
Moab
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
8
Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Cairo

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, shop like a local with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Cairo to New York City. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
day
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park, then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Savannah trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Savannah takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Head to The Old Mill and Nancy Tut's Christmas Shopfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Blueridge Parkway and Titanic Museum Attraction. Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Mast General Store (in Waynesville) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine and meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Savannah to Gatlinburg in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Savannah in August since evenings lows in Gatlinburg dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Scenic Drive Adventure

Side Trips

Titanic Museum Attraction, Nancy Tut's Christmas Shop, Mast General Store, River Rafting & Tubing, Blue Ridge Pkwy
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Nancy Tut's Christmas Shop ©
Nancy Tut's Christmas Shop
Mast General Store ©
Mast General Store

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Custer State Park and Wildlife Loop Road. Shop till you drop at Things That Rock and Black Hills Vinyl. Get out of town with these interesting Custer side-trips: Hill City (The Farmer's Daughter & Granite Sports) and Reptile Gardens (in Rapid City). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Custer trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Custer in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Gatlinburg to Custer. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Gatlinburg in August, with highs in Custer at 29°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hill City, Rapid City, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
The Farmer's Daughter ©
The Farmer's Daughter
Granite Sports ©
Granite Sports

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 1st (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then get great views at Horseshoe Bend.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Page journey maker tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Page takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in September, expect Page to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore hidden gems such as Dead Horse Point State Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Head to Sandstone Gallery and Moab Rock Shopfor some retail therapy. On the 2nd (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's more to do: stop by Back of Beyond Books and take in the exciting artwork at Tom Till Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Moab tour itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Page to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Page in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Moab. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Ye Ol Geezer Meat Shop ©
Ye Ol Geezer Meat Shop
Back of Beyond Books ©
Back of Beyond Books

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 Fishing Bridge General Store. On the 7th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park attractions planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Moab to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. In September, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than Moab - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Fishing Bridge General Store ©
Fishing Bridge General Store
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

2
nights
Juneau

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and Caribou Crossings. Head to Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC and Jewels by Krisfor some retail therapy. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. There's more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and stop by Tripp's Mt. Juneau Trading Post.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Juneau trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Juneau takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Juneau. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Juneau, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Juneau

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Caribou Crossings ©
Caribou Crossings
Tripp's Mt. Juneau Trading Post ©
Tripp's Mt. Juneau Trading Post

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Polynesian Cultural Center and Battleship Missouri Memorial. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, take a memorable tour with Tours, buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center, and go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Juneau to Honolulu in 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Alaska Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Juneau in September, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Honolulu

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Polynesian Cultural Center ©
Polynesian Cultural Center
Ala Moana Center ©
Ala Moana Center
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial

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