31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  11​h
1
Newport
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Branson
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  11​h 30​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  11​h
10
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
+3
bus + tram + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Rosecliff, then admire the striking features of Marble House, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Newport trip site .

London, UK to Newport is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Newport reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rosecliff ©
Rosecliff
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Elms
The Elms

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Corvette Museum and Carnton. Step off the beaten path and head to RCA Studio B and Lotz House Museum. Take a break from Nashville with a short trip to Carter House in Franklin, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nashville journey maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Newport to Nashville in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Newport to Nashville. Traveling from Newport in August, expect Nashville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, National Corvette Museum
Highlights from your plan
RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House

3
nights
Key West

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 some cultural insight at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Truman Little White House. Visit Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Fort Zachary Taylor for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key) and Marathon (The Turtle Hospital & Seven Mile Bridge). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. It doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Key West holiday app .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Key West, with lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Marathon
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park and Lightner Museum. Get some historical perspective at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Fort Clinch State Park. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, browse the exhibits of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the St. Augustine trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in St. Augustine, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Fort Clinch State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clinch State Park ©
Fort Clinch State Park
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, then get great views at College of the Ozarks, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Table Rock Lake. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Titanic Museum, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then walk around Dogwood Canyon Nature Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Branson road trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from St. Augustine to Branson takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Augustine to Branson is minus 1 hour. Traveling from St. Augustine in August, Branson is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Table Rock Lake, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Canyon Road. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of International Folk Art and New Mexico History Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Rio Grande Gorge Bridge in Taos (about 1h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe online route planner .

Fly from Branson to Santa Fe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Branson to Santa Fe. Traveling from Branson in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Fe, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

3
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.
Let the collections at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and Iolani Palace capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Opana Radar Site. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae), Shark Diving (in Haleiwa) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). It doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary site .

Getting from Santa Fe to Honolulu by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Honolulu is minus 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Santa Fe in August since evenings lows in Honolulu dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Swim with Dolphins, Opana Radar Site, Shark Diving, Lanikai Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Swim with Dolphins
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

2
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, and then don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina route planner .

Fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. August in Lahaina sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Saddle Road, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilauea Iki Trailhead, then examine the collection at Jagger Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hilo day trip planner .

Getting from Lahaina to Hilo by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Hilo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Jagger Museum, Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Saddle Road
Highlights from your plan
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead

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night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach and then stroll through Haystack Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, identify plant and animal life at Astoria Column, and then explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Hilo to Cannon Beach in 11 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Hilo to Cannon Beach, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hilo in August, things will get slightly colder in Cannon Beach: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Astoria
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and Grand Teton. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to West Yellowstone and see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

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

Getting from Cannon Beach to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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