33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Kihei, Maui
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
3
Moab
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
4
Marco Island
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
5
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Marathon
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Hilton Head
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
8
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  10​h 45​min
9
Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Custer
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Kihei, Maui

Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Visiting Ho'okipa Beach Park and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Haleakala Highway (Crater Road) and Kalepolepo Beach Park. Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: Lahaina (Lahaina Banyan Court, Zipline, & more) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park).

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kihei sightseeing planner.

Los Angeles to Kihei is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Kihei. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Kihei to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Haleakala Crater, Haleakala Highway (Crater Road)
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Swim with Dolphins and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Rainbow Falls (in Hilo) and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako). The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona route maker website .

Getting from Kihei to Kailua-Kona by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. June in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Swim with Dolphins, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Rainbow Falls
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Visiting Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Double Arch will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Delicate Arch and Double Down Bike Shop. The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Kailua-Kona to Moab takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Moab. While traveling from Kailua-Kona, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Moab, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Marco Island.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Marco Island travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Moab to Marco Island takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Moab to Marco Island is 2 hours. When traveling from Moab in June, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Marco Island: temperatures range from 90°F by day to 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Key West.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fort Zachary Taylor, cruise along The Overseas Highway, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by ferry from Marco Island to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Key West, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 79°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

3
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin Research Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sombrero Beach and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Marathon: Islamorada (Parasailing & Paragliding & Fishing Charters & Tours). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital and kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marathon online travel route planner .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Thu), trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burkes Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hilton Head trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Marathon to Hilton Head takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Marathon in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 73°F in Hilton Head. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Fishing Charters & Tours
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Shore Path and Wonderland Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Mount Desert Island and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, take a peaceful walk through Indian Point Blagden Preserve, and hike along Jordan Cliffs Trail.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Hilton Head to Bar Harbor in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Hilton Head, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Bar Harbor, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Wonderland Trail, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Indian Point Blagden Preserve ©
Indian Point Blagden Preserve

2
nights
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Badlands National Park and Door Trail. Get in touch with nature at Badlands Wall and Loop Road. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Notch Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at White River Valley Overlook, explore the striking landscape of Yellow Mounds Overlook, and look for all kinds of wild species at Roberts Prairie Dog Town.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Badlands National Park itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Bar Harbor to Badlands National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bar Harbor to Badlands National Park. When traveling from Bar Harbor in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Badlands National Park, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Custer.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
Highlights from your plan
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Loop Road ©
Loop Road

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.
On the 5th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, then Head underground at Wind Cave National Park, and finally trek along Rankin Ridge Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then take a peaceful walk through Black Hills National Forest, and then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Custer journey planning app .

Getting from Badlands National Park to Custer by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Badlands National Park in July: high temperatures in Custer hover around 80°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Wind Cave National Park, The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Artist Point and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Take a break from the city and head to Upper Geyser Basin and Grand Teton. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Custer in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 73°F and lows about 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time 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
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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