31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
Fly to Fresno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to West Yellowstone
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
Drive
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Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Augustine
— 2 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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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.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, and then examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally kick back and relax at Lanikai Beach.

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Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Lahaina, Maui

— 5 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.
Visit Napili Beach and Makena Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ho'okipa Beach Park and Kapalua Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kihei (Kamaole Beach Park III & Kamaole Beach Park II), Helicopter Tours (in Kahului) and Wailea Beach (in Wailea). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at D.T. Fleming Park, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina trip maker website.

Fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Escape the urban bustle at Yosemite Falls and Half Dome. There's lots more to do: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, get great views at Washburn Point, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park in 15 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lahaina in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Get a sense of the local culture at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Next up on the itinerary: trek along North Rim Trail, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, and contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. In August, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Washington DC.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Washington DC

— 2 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 18th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally see the interesting displays at International Spy Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Washington DC takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Hilton Head

— 2 nights
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 20th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your taste buds at Carolina Tasting Room, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hilton Head vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Hilton Head takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 22nd (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then contemplate the long history of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Fort Pulaski National Monument, contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally walk around Forsyth Park.

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Traveling by car from Hilton Head to Savannah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Augustine

— 2 nights
St. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, then enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, then see the interesting displays at Lightner Museum, then gain insight at Flagler College, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read St. Augustine online trip builder.

You can drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

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 26th (Fri): kick back and relax at St. Andrews State Park, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): stroll through Santa Rosa Beach, browse the different shops at Pier Park, and then learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Panama City Beach itinerary planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Panama City Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Key West

— 2 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.
On the 28th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally cruise along The Overseas Highway. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Key West driving holiday site.

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Panama City Beach in August, with lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.