28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Nantucket
— 3 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
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Custer
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Drive to Homer
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Homer
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Nantucket

— 3 nights
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 Whaling Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Brant Point Lighthouse and Madaket Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Jetties Beach, stroll through Surfside Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light.

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London, UK to Nantucket is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Nantucket. Traveling from London in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Nantucket. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Nantucket

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 4 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Relax by the water at Echo Lake Beach and Little Hunters Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Egg Rock Light. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, look for all kinds of wild species at Indian Point Blagden Preserve, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and get interesting insight from Tours.

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Traveling by flight from Nantucket to Bar Harbor takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Nantucket in July, Bar Harbor is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Custer

— 4 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Adams House and Mount Moriah Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Black Hills Mining Museum and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Custer: Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park), Presidential Trail (in Keystone) and Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Black Hills National Forest, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Hills, view the masterpieces at Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery, and explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

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Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to Custer takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Bar Harbor to Custer, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bar Harbor in July since evenings lows in Custer dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lower Geyser Basin. Explore hidden gems such as Gibbon Falls and Castle Geyser. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

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You can fly from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in July, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 4°C. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sentinel Dome and Tuolumne Meadows. Visiting Glacier Point and Vernal Fall will get you outdoors. When in Yosemite National Park, make a side trip to see Bodie State Historic Park in Bridgeport, approximately Bridgeport away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, hike along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall, and take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, Yosemite National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 33°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Homer

— 2 nights
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Photography Tours and Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. We've included these beaches for you: Anchor River State Recreation Area and Homer Spit. Take a break from Homer with a short trip to Fishing Charters & Tours in Ninilchik, about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum, admire the masterpieces at Norman Lowell Gallery, learn about winemaking at Bear Creek Winery, and stroll around Bishop's Beach Park.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Homer. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Homer. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in Homer hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Homer

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.