30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
2
Custer
— 3 nights
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
4
Nantucket
— 3 nights
5
Homer
— 2 nights
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grand Prismatic Spring and Upper Geyser Basin. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Artists’ Paintpots. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park day trip planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

3
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Step out of the city life by going to Wildlife Loop Road and Iron Mountain Road. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sylvan Lake and Presidential Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Custer side-trips: Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park) and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Black Hills National Forest, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Hills.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Custer road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Custer takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, with highs in Custer at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone, Wind Cave National Park, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Black Hills
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Echo Lake Beach and Little Hunters Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Cadillac Mountain and The Seal Cove Auto Museum. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, stroll through Gorham Mountain Trail, cruise along Park Loop Road, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Bar Harbor takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Custer to Bar Harbor due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bar Harbor when traveling from Custer in August, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Indian Point Blagden Preserve, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

3
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Great Point Light and Sankaty Head Lighthouse. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whaling Museum and Cisco Beach. The adventure continues: sample the fine beverages at Cisco Brewers, enjoy the sand and surf at Nobadeer, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Unitarian Universalist Meeting House Nantucket, and get engrossed in the history at Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Nantucket itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to Nantucket takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Bar Harbor in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nantucket, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Homer.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Cisco Brewers ©
Cisco Brewers
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Homer

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Homer Spit and Anchor River State Recreation Area. Museum-lovers will get to explore Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center and Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. When in Homer, make a side trip to see Fishing Charters & Tours in Ninilchik, approximately Ninilchik away. There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, stroll around Bishop's Beach Park, examine the collection at Pratt Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Norman Lowell Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Homer online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Nantucket to Homer takes 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Nantucket to Homer. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nantucket in August; daily highs in Homer reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Homer

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anchor River State Recreation Area, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Photography Tours
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Jagger Museum. Visiting Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Punalu‘U Beach (in Pahala), Waialea Beach (in Waimea) and Kilauea Iki Trailhead (in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park). It doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona vacation planner.

You can fly from Homer to Kailua-Kona in 10 hours. The time zone difference moving from Alaska Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Homer in August, things will get much warmer in Kailua-Kona: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Punalu‘U Beach, Waialea Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Jagger Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Relax by the water at Lanikai Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Step out of the city life by going to Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Shark Diving. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, examine the collection at Iolani Palace, and take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu by flight takes about 4 hours. August in Honolulu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kailua, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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