35 days in Continental USA Itinerary

35 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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35 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
3
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 4 nights
Drive:  37​h
5
Santa Fe
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Page
— 5 nights
Drive:  16​h 45​min
8
Custer
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
drive:  10​h
10
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 24th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Fort Pulaski National Monument, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then explore the galleries of Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, then walk around Forsyth Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip planner .

London, UK to Savannah is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Savannah. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Savannah hover around 38°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
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.
St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church and Nash Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Speed Boats Tours. There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get interesting insight from Tours, and kick back and relax at Burkes Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hilton Head day trip site .

You can drive from Savannah to Hilton Head in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hilton Head are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Park Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Marathon using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Hilton Head to Marathon takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Hilton Head in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Marathon, with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Islamorada, Sunset Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

4
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.
Visiting Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Key West Cemetery. Spend the 1st (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Key West trip planner .

Getting from Marathon to Key West by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Key West

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

1
day
Santa Fe

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Fe National Cemetery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Santa Fe trip planning site .

You can fly from Key West to Santa Fe in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Key West to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in August, you will find days in Santa Fe are little chillier (34°C), and nights are much colder (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Santa Fe National Cemetery ©
Santa Fe National Cemetery

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Village Gallery of Local Artists. Discover out-of-the-way places like Doe Mountain Trail and Oak Creek Canyon. Spend the 9th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Snoopy Rock, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and trek along Devil's Bridge Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona journey tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Santa Fe to Sedona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Santa Fe in August since evenings lows in Sedona dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Get in touch with nature at Cape Royal and River Rafting & Tubing. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bright Angel Point and Marble Canyon. When in Page, make a side trip to see Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway in Marble Canyon, approximately 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, get interesting insight from Tours, enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Page trip builder tool .

Drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

3
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Custer County 1881 Courthouse and Insideout. Step off the beaten path and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Needles Eye Tunnel. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harney Peak, and hike along Sunday Gulch Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Custer travel route planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Page to Custer in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Page in August; daily highs in Custer reach 29°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Insideout, Harney Peak
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Horseback Riding Tours

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 some cultural insight at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Artist Point and Lamar Valley. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to West Yellowstone and see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, which is approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip website .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Custer in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Panorama Trail and Tuolumne Meadows. Get outdoors at Sentinel Dome and Glacier Point. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, kick back and relax at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and trek along Four Mile Trail.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, flight, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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