30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA tour itinerary planner

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Merced, Fly to Honolulu
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Koloa, Kauai
— 3 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
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New York City

— 2 nights

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.
The Met Cloisters and Brooklyn Heights Promenade are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a stroll through Greenwich Village, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read New York City itinerary builder website.

Zurich, Switzerland to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Zurich in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in New York City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Key West

— 3 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Truman Little White House and Key West Garden Club are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Key West Historic Seaport. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Oldest House & Garden Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, and get engrossed in the history at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Key West trip app.

You can fly from New York City to Key West in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Key West are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to fly to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Panama City Beach

— 1 night

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (LCMS), and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Panama City Beach route maker tool.

Getting from Key West to Panama City Beach by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Panama City Beach when traveling from Key West in May, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to fly to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Wildlife

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Fe National Cemetery, then look for gifts at Keshi, and then contemplate the long history of La Cieneguilla Petroglyph Site.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip maker tool.

Getting from Panama City Beach to Santa Fe by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach to Santa Fe, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Santa Fe is little chillier than Panama City Beach - with highs of 26°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can fly to Moab.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Monument Basin and then take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours and then examine the collection at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Moab trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Santa Fe in May since evenings lows in Moab dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Moab

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Chapel of the Holy Cross. Get some historical perspective at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Tuzigoot National Monument. Step out of Sedona to go to Jerome and see Jerome State Historic Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Sedona Hummingbird Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Navarro Gallery & Sculpture Garden, and look for gifts at Village Gallery of Local Artists.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Moab to Sedona in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In May in Sedona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Vernal Fall. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, trek along Four Mile Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and stroll through Mariposa Grove.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sedona to Yosemite National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Sedona to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sedona in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Honolulu, Oahu

— 3 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Byodo-In Temple and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Explore hidden gems such as Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Queen Emma Summer Palace. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, admire the striking features of Saint Augustine by-the-Sea, steep yourself in history at Valley of the Temples, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu vacation maker tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu takes 12.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to fly to Koloa.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Koloa, Kauai

— 3 nights
Kōloa is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wai`oli Hui`ia Church and Baby Beach. Popular historic sites such as Kalalau Lookout and Prince Kuhio Park are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Koloa to Hanalei to see Hanalei Valley Lookout about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Koloa Town, enjoy the sea views from Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site, see what you can catch with Hunt Fish Kauai, and take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn.

To find out how to plan a trip to Koloa, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Koloa takes 2.5 hours. In June in Koloa, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Koloa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 2 nights

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Painted Church, then look for gifts at The Original Donkey Ball Store, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Mokuaikaua Church. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Puukohola National Historic Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Puukohola Heiau, and then find your balance on the water with Hawai'i Surf and Kayak.

Start your trip to Kailua-Kona by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Koloa to Kailua-Kona in 2.5 hours. June in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grand Loop Road and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to String Lake in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin and take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park takes 11 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kailua-Kona in June: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip