29 days in Continental USA Itinerary

29 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
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Custer
— 2 nights

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Pigeon Forge

Center of Fun in the Smokies

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 Parrot Mountain & Gardens and The Coaster at Goats on the Roof. Kids will enjoy Zipline and River Rafting & Tubing. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, stop by The Old Mill Candy Kitchen, experience the excitement of Rocky Top Mountain Coaster, and find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip planner.

Chicago to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing
Parrot Mountain & Gardens ©
Parrot Mountain & Gardens

5
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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will enjoy Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Avatar Flight of Passage and World of Disney. Pack the 9th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 8th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. It doesn't end there: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip planner.

You can fly from Pigeon Forge to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 89°F and lows about 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Highlights from your plan
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, stroll through The High Line, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City day trip planner.

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Orlando in September, with highs in New York City at 80°F and lows at 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Teton and Natural Bridge Trail. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, get great views at Lookout Point, take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Blue Star Spring.

Plan my day in Yellowstone National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. In September, Yellowstone National Park is colder than New York City - with highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (76°F), and nights are warmer (58°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Explore hidden gems such as Battleship Missouri Memorial and Polynesian Cultural Center. Kids will enjoy USS Arizona Memorial and Shark Diving. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, enjoy the sand and surf at Kualoa Regional Park, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. In September, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Polynesian Cultural Center ©
Polynesian Cultural Center
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©

Crown Jewel of Maui

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.
On the 26th (Sat), get interesting insight from Skyline Hawaii - Ka'anapali Maui, stop by Lahaina Front Street, and then walk around Lahaina Banyan Court. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Ho'okipa Beach Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in September, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, then take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, and then learn more about the world around you at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the world from above with Black Hills Helicopters, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Custer route planner.

Getting from Lahaina to Custer by flight takes about 14 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahaina to Custer is 3 hours. Traveling from Lahaina in September, you will find days in Custer are slightly colder (71°F), and nights are much colder (45°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

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