30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Panama City Beach
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Fly
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Custer
— 2 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 2 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Merced, Fly to Honolulu
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 1st (Thu), hike along Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Phoenix in June, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 85°F and 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Panama City Beach.
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Panama City Beach — 2 nights

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 4th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Andrews State Park, and then browse the different shops at Pier Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach, then do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, and then take a leisurely stroll along The Village of Baytowne Wharf.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Panama City Beach trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Panama City Beach takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Panama City Beach is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for much warmer nights in Panama City Beach, with lows around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Gatlinburg.
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Gatlinburg — 3 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Explore hidden gems such as Cades Cove and Tuckaleechee Caverns. Visiting Clingmans Dome and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Gatlinburg in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Panama City Beach in June since evenings lows in Gatlinburg dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Custer.
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Custer — 2 nights

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll through Presidential Trail, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, and then cruise along Wildlife Loop Road.

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

Getting from Gatlinburg to Custer by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Gatlinburg to Custer, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gatlinburg in June, expect Custer to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 5 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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Faithful and Midway Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Inspiration Point, trek along Storm Point Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano.

Plan a Yellowstone National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Custer in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.
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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 16th (Fri): soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Moab online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Yellowstone National Park to Moab in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect Moab to be much warmer, temps between 95°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 5 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite, Tunnel View and Bridalveil Fall. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pohono Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and trek along Four Mile Trail.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moab to Yosemite National Park. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moab to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. In June, Yosemite National Park is little chillier than Moab - with highs of 79°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, Oahu — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Iolani Palace, then hike along Koko Crater Railway Trail, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lanikai Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu road trip site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect nights in Honolulu to be much warmer, around 74°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 86°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Lahaina.
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Lahaina, Maui — 3 nights

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Napili Beach and Wailea Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Zipline and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Makena Beach (in Wailea) and Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Honolua Bay, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapalua Beach, and wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lahaina itinerary builder.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Kailua-Kona.
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii — 3 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.
On the 28th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm. On the next day, kick back and relax at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona takes 2.5 hours. In June in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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