31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Drive:  21​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
2
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
3
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
4
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Take a break from the city and head to Old Faithful and Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trout Lake Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, and hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip site .

Brisbane, Australia to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Brisbane to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Brisbane in July since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Times Square, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are warmer (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Step off the beaten path and head to Coligny Beach and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Visit Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Mickve Israel Temple for their historical value. Step out of Savannah with an excursion to Speed Boats Tours in Hilton Head--about 50 minutes away.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Savannah holiday app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Savannah takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Savannah are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Tybee Island, Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get outdoors at Cades Cove and Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and Tuckaleechee Caverns. Go for a jaunt from Gatlinburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to see Clingmans Dome about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Savannah to Gatlinburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Savannah in July since evenings lows in Gatlinburg dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Tuckaleechee Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
River Rafting & Tubing
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Get outdoors at Yosemite Falls and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Change things up with a short trip to Bodie State Historic Park in Bridgeport (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Mariposa Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and don't miss a visit to Washburn Point.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Gatlinburg to Yosemite National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Gatlinburg in July, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Akaka Falls State Park and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Swim with Dolphins (in Waikoloa), Punalu‘U Beach (in Pahala) and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach (in Naalehu). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, and admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona day trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Kailua-Kona takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Kailua-Kona is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for much warmer nights in Kailua-Kona, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

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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 get in some beach time at Napili Beach and Kapalua Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Wailea Beach and Makena Beach. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lahaina trip itinerary app .

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Parasailing & Paragliding, Maui Ocean Center, Kapalua Beach
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Polynesian Cultural Center and Iolani Palace. Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe), Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner .

Getting from Lahaina to Honolulu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Polynesian Cultural Center, Byodo-In Temple, Lanikai Beach
Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
Shark Diving
Scuba & Snorkeling

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