32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  4 h
1
Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 15 min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
4
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
5
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  12 h 45 min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  6 h 45 min
7
Custer
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  10 h 45 min
8
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
+3
Shuttle + Foot + Bus + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: New York City

1
night
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Appalachian Trail has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Mon), trek along Appalachian Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bearfence Mountain. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Shenandoah National Park trip tool.

New York City to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July in Shenandoah National Park, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Appalachian Trail ©
Appalachian Trail
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Bearfence Mountain ©
Bearfence Mountain

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Coligny Beach and Speed Boats Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Fishing Charters & Tours. And it doesn't end there: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, kick back and relax at Folly Field Beach Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and walk around Driessen Beach Park.

Discover how to plan a Hilton Head trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Shenandoah National Park to Hilton Head in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Shenandoah National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hilton Head, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Dry Tortugas National Park. 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: glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Key West itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Hilton Head to Key West in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Hilton Head in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 81°F in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Napili Beach and Kapalua Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Wailea Beach and Kahekili Beach Park. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately Kihei away. Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Lahaina takes 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Key West to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in July, Lahaina is slightly colder at night with lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Kapalua Beach, Wailea Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

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.
Visit Punalu‘U Beach and Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Hilo (Rainbow Falls & Akaka Falls State Park) and Kilauea Iki Trailhead (in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, take an in-depth tour of Kona Coffee Living History Farm, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kona Coffee Living History Farm, Punalu‘U Beach, Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
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 outdoors at Grand Prismatic Spring and Upper Geyser Basin. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Teton and Midway Geyser Basin. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, explore and take pictures at Artist Point, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and take in the natural beauty of Daisy Geyser.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in July, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 73°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

2
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 Wildlife Loop Road and Presidential Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Sylvan Lake and Needles Eye Tunnel. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest, immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, and learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Custer by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In July, Custer is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 80°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Keystone, Hill City
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cadillac Mountain and Carriage Roads. Step out of the city life by going to Shore Path and Little Hunters Beach. There's lots more to do: cruise along Park Loop Road, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, trek along Gorham Mountain Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Head Trail.

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

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Custer to Bar Harbor in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Custer to Bar Harbor due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Custer, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Asticou Azalea Garden
Highlights from your plan
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

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