30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly + taxi:  8​h 15​min
1
Custer
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
6
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
7
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
10
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
End: Durham

1
night
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 1st (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Custer holiday builder tool .

Durham to Custer is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June, Custer is slightly colder than Durham - with highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Windcross Conservancy, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop 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.
Visiting Artist Point and Horseback Riding Tours will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Teton and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Custer in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 66°F and lows at 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Liliuokalani Gardens. Explore hidden gems such as Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Mauna Kea. Venture out of the city with trips to Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park & Rainbow Falls). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Saddle Road, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Kailua-Kona takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Kailua-Kona due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kailua-Kona, with highs around 85°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get outdoors at Zipline and Wailea Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Napili Beach, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lahaina travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kihei, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shark Diving and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Take a break from the city and head to Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kailua Beach Park) and Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Byodo-In Temple, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

2
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Antelope Canyon. Step off the beaten path and head to Glen Canyon Dam Overlook and Lone Rock Beach. There's much more to do: admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam, hike along Rimview Trail, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Page journey planner .

Getting from Honolulu to Page by flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. When traveling from Honolulu in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Page, with highs around 96°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Glen Canyon Dam, Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then take in the natural beauty of ten thousand waves.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Page to Santa Fe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Page in June, things will get little chillier in Santa Fe: highs are around 89°F and lows about 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

3
nights
Key West

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Key West Cemetery. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Overseas Highway. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, contemplate the long history of Fort Zachary Taylor, and take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Key West takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Key West is 2 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in Key West, with lows of 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip builder website .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June in Marathon, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

2
nights
Hilton Head

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Speed Boats Tours. Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Coligny Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, examine the collection at Coastal Discovery Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hilton Head day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Marathon to Hilton Head in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Marathon in June since evenings lows in Hilton Head dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

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