31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
8
Custer
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Zagreb

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Ocean Path and Mount Desert Island. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Land Bridge to Bar Island and Shore Path. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Park Loop Road, stop by The Chocolate Moose, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, and take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor online trip itinerary builder .

Zagreb, Croatia to Bar Harbor is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Zagreb to Bar Harbor due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zagreb in August: highs in Bar Harbor hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin Research Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sombrero Beach and Seven Mile Bridge. Take a break from Marathon with a short trip to Fishing Charters & Tours in Islamorada, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Marathon trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Bar Harbor to Marathon takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bar Harbor in August: highs in Marathon hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

4
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.
Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Overseas Highway. Step off the beaten path and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

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Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Key West, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to New Mexico History Museum and Santa Fe Plaza. Get a sense of the local culture at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Canyon Road. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Fe side-trips: Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (in Cochiti Pueblo) and Rio Grande Gorge Bridge (in Taos). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, and view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Santa Fe takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Key West to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in August, you will find days in Santa Fe are little chillier (34°C), and nights are colder (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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 discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Napili Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Ho'okipa Beach Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Lahaina with an excursion to Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, and wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Lahaina trip planning app .

Getting from Santa Fe to Lahaina by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, Lahaina is a bit warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kihei, Ho'okipa Beach Park
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Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Swim with Dolphins and Rainbow Falls. Visiting Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Hilo (Helicopter Tours & Akaka Falls State Park). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Greenwell Farms, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona road trip planning app .

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilo, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Greenwell Farms, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

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.
Get in touch with nature at Artist Point and Upper Geyser Basin. Explore hidden gems such as Horseback Riding Tours and Grand Prismatic Spring. Get out of town with these interesting Yellowstone National Park side-trips: Big Sky Resort (in Big Sky), Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kailua-Kona in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Big Sky Resort, Horseback Riding Tours, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Get outdoors at Jewel Cave National Monument and Sylvan Lake. Step off the beaten path and head to Iron Mountain Road and Needles Eye Tunnel. Venture out of the city with trips to Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap), Big Thunder Gold Mine (in Keystone) and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs). There's more to do: cruise along Wildlife Loop Road.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Custer planning tool .

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Custer reach 25°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Windcross Conservancy, Big Thunder Gold Mine
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

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