28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Homer
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  6​h 45​min
4
Custer
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  10​h 45​min
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Nantucket
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

3
nights
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. For shopping fun, head to Norman Lowell Studio & Gallery or Ptarmigan Arts. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pratt Museum and Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. Change things up with a short trip to Fishing Charters & Tours in Ninilchik (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, do a tasting at Bear Creek Winery, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and explore the world behind art at Bunnell Street Arts Center.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Homer online vacation planner .

Valletta, Malta to Homer is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Valletta to Homer, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Valletta in August; daily highs in Homer reach 20°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Anchor River State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Pratt Museum ©
Pratt Museum
Bishop's Beach Park ©
Bishop's Beach Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bodie and Bodie State Historic Park. Step out of the city life by going to Taft Point and Olmsted Point. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

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Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Homer to Yosemite National Park takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Homer to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Homer in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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.
Visiting Gibbon Falls and Upper Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Artists’ Paintpots and Beehive Geyser. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and stroll through Artist Point.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. In August, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Beehive Geyser ©
Beehive Geyser

3
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Visiting Black Hills National Forest and Windcross Conservancy will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Peter Norbeck Visitors Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Custer: Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery (in Hill City), Angostura Recreation Area (in Hot Springs) and Presidential Trail (in Keystone). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Hills, and explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Custer trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In August, Custer is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 29°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hot Springs, Presidential Trail, Windcross Conservancy, Black Hills, Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Black Hills ©
Black Hills
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Windcross Conservancy ©
Windcross Conservancy

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Little Hunters Beach and Egg Rock Light. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Acadia National Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, and step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Bar Harbor takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Custer in August since evenings lows in Bar Harbor dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Indian Point Blagden Preserve, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Egg Rock Light ©
Egg Rock Light

4
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Appreciate the collections at Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum and Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Nobadeer and Jetties Beach. There's lots more to do: stroll through Cisco Beach, don't miss a visit to Brant Point Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Surfside Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Milestone Bog.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nantucket trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to Nantucket takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bar Harbor in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nantucket, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nantucket

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Madaket Beach ©
Madaket Beach
Great Point Light ©
Great Point Light

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