30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Bus:  23​h 45​min
1
Seward
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  13​h
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Page
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 15​min
7
Custer
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  12​h 45​min
9
Hilton Head
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  9​h
10
New York City
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Seward

For most visitors to this part of the world, the wild part of Alaska starts at Seward, a small port city that takes advantage of the region's natural beauty.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Alaska SeaLife Center. On the 13th (Tue), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Kenai Fjords National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seward attractions planning site .

New Delhi, India to Seward is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST), which is usually a -14 hour difference. In August, Seward is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 19°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Seward

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Lahaina, 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lahaina Banyan Court and Lahaina Front Street. Venture out of the city with trips to Kihei (Maui Brewing Company & Scuba & Snorkeling), Helicopter Tours (in Kahului) and Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery (in Kula). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lahaina trip website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Seward to Lahaina in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Alaska Standard Time (AKST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Seward in August; daily highs in Lahaina reach 35°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kihei, Maui Ocean Center, Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Helicopter Tours
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

3
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin & Whale Watching. When in Kailua-Kona, make a side trip to see Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area in Puako, approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, take a memorable drive along Saddle Road, and relax in the rural setting at Greenwell Farms.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona route planner.

Getting from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Greenwell Farms
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Greenwell Farms ©
Greenwell Farms

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco driving holiday planning tool .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kailua-Kona in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Olmsted Point. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and hike along Four Mile Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip site .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

1
night
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 26th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, then contemplate the waterfront views at Marble Canyon, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Page by combination of taxi, bus, and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Page: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Marble Canyon ©
Marble Canyon

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Custer State Park and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. Go for a jaunt from Custer to Keystone to see Presidential Trail about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, contemplate the long history of Peter Norbeck Visitors Center, admire all the interesting features of Iron Mountain Road, and explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

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Getting from Page to Custer by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Page in August: high temperatures in Custer hover around 29°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Black Elk Peak, The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Presidential Trail
Highlights from your plan
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, hike along Trout Lake Trail, and make a trip to Artist Point.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Custer in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

1
night
Hilton Head

A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
On the 3rd (Tue), stroll through Coligny Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hilton Head trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Hilton Head takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Hilton Head due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Hilton Head to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Speed Boats Tours
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Times Square, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City tour planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hilton Head to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hilton Head in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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