31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Panama City Beach
— 1 night
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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Marathon
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights

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Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
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 1st (Sat): learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panama City Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at St. Andrews State Park and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach trip planning app.

Durango to Panama City Beach is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Durango in May, you will find days in Panama City Beach are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are warmer (62°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery

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Hilton Head

Hilton Head ©
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, stroll through Coligny Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head online trip maker.

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Hilton Head in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Panama City Beach in May, plan for slightly colder days in Hilton Head, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

2
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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, then take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then fulfill a lifelong dream with Theater of the Sea.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Marathon online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Hilton Head to Marathon takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hilton Head in May; daily highs in Marathon reach 88°F and lows reach 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Theater of the Sea, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Theater of the Sea ©
Theater of the Sea

3
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 in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Overseas Highway. Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Key West visit planner.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in May, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

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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 Upper Geyser Basin. Get outdoors at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Loop Road. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, admire the sheer force of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Yellowstone National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Key West to Yellowstone National Park. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Key West in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 53°F and lows reach 27°F. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Yosemite, Tunnel View and Sentinel Dome. Take a break from the city and head to Yosemite Falls and Nevada Falls Loop. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, hike along Panorama Trail, stroll through May Lake Trailhead, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 65°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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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.
On the 20th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Queen's Bath and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: whizz through the canopy at Hawaii Forest and Trail, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay).

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Kailua-Kona takes 13.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Kailua-Kona due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May: highs in Kailua-Kona hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Queen's Bath
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Hawaii Forest and Trail ©
Hawaii Forest and Trail
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Visiting Ho'okipa Beach Park and Kapalua Beach will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kapalua Coastal Trail and Kamaole Beach Park II. Take a break from Lahaina with a short trip to Wailea Beach in Wailea, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

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

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 4.5 hours. In May in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kapalua Beach, Parasailing & Paragliding, Wailea Beach, Kamaole Beach Park II
Highlights from your plan
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 26th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, then explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and then hike along Airport Mesa.

Before you visit Sedona, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Lahaina to Sedona in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 3 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Lahaina in May since evenings lows in Sedona dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Airport Mesa ©
Airport Mesa
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Mather Point. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bright Angel Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, trek along Rim Trail, take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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