32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Traverse City
— 3 nights
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Savannah
— 1 day
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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Nantucket
— 2 nights
Fly to New Bedford, Ferry to New Shoreham
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New Shoreham, Block Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Newport Visitor Center, Fly to Rapid City
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Custer
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Hanalei, Kauai
— 3 nights
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Fly to Oakland, Subway to Hayward, Ca, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to London Heathrow

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Traverse City

— 3 nights

Cherry Capital of the World

Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Relax by the water at Elberta Beach and Michigan Beach Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Royal Farms, Inc.. Explore Traverse City's surroundings by going to Lake Michigan Beach Park (in Empire), Three Pines Studio (in Cross Village) and Fifth Avenue Beach (in Manistee).

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Traverse City trip planner.

London, UK to Traverse City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Traverse City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Traverse City, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Savannah

— 1 day

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 1st (Sat), explore the galleries of Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Savannah Historic District.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Savannah planning tool.

You can fly from Traverse City to Savannah in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Traverse City in August, expect Savannah to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 2 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get in touch with nature at Shore Path and Cadillac Mountain. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sand Beach and Little Hunters Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Echo Lake Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Bar Harbor takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Savannah in August; daily highs in Bar Harbor reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Nantucket

— 2 nights
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Get some cultural insight at Whaling Museum and Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum. Get outdoors at Madaket Beach and Surfside Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Sankaty Head Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Nobadeer, and stroll through Cisco Beach.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Nantucket day trip planner.

Fly from Bar Harbor to Nantucket in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Bar Harbor in August, Nantucket is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

New Shoreham, Block Island

— 1 night
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Fred Benson Town Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at South East Lighthouse, and then explore the striking landscape at Mohegan Bluffs. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Coast Guard Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Mansion Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at North Lighthouse.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New Shoreham trip itinerary planning website.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Nantucket to New Shoreham in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Custer

— 2 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Needles Eye Tunnel. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sylvan Lake and Adams House. Venture out of the city with trips to Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park), Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Black Hills National Forest, cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, and admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Custer trip itinerary maker.

Getting from New Shoreham to Custer by combination of ferry and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry, train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Shoreham in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Custer, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To plan Yellowstone National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Hanalei, Kauai

— 3 nights
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Get outdoors at Na Pali Coast State Park and Tunnels Beach. Explore Hanalei's surroundings by going to Helicopter Tours (in Lihue), Poipu (Spouting Horn & Poipu Beach Park) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa). There's still lots to do: hike along Kalalau Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hanalei trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Hanalei in 14 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Hanalei is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Hanalei: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bodie State Historic Park and Panorama Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Take a break from Yosemite National Park with a short trip to Mono Lake County Park in Lee Vining, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, hike along Lembert Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

You can plan Yosemite National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus from Hanalei to Yosemite National Park in 15.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hanalei to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Hanalei in August, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like South Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail. Explore Grand Canyon National Park's surroundings by going to Page (Lower Antelope Canyon, Antelope Canyon, &more). There's more to do: appreciate the history behind Powell Point and take some stellar pictures from Pima Point.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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.