35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  26​h
1
Homer
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  12​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
7
Custer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
8
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  11​h
9
Hilton Head
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
10
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 7 nights
+2
shuttle + bus + Fly:  19​h
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Homer

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Homer Spit. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies and Norman Lowell Studio & Gallery. There's lots more to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, immerse yourself in nature at Bishop's Beach Park, learn about winemaking at Bear Creek Winery, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Homer tour planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Homer is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Homer, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: high temperatures in Homer hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Photography Tours
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit

2
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Visiting Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Kanaloa Octopus Farm will get you outdoors. There's more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona travel route tool .

Fly from Homer to Kailua-Kona in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Alaska Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Homer in August; daily highs in Kailua-Kona reach 36°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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.
Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get some cultural insight at Lahaina United Methodist Church and Lahaina Front Street. Go for a jaunt from Lahaina to Kihei to see Stand-Up Paddleboarding about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kahekili Beach Park, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lahaina trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kihei, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Parasailing & Paragliding
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get in touch with nature at Koko Crater Railway Trail and Shark Diving. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Shark Diving, Polynesian Cultural Center, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Swim with Dolphins

2
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.
Bodie State Historic Park and Yosemite Museum Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Tuolumne Meadows and Yosemite Falls. Step out of Yosemite National Park with an excursion to Mono Lake County Park in Lee Vining--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yosemite National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Honolulu, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodie State Historic Park, Mono Lake County Park
Highlights from your plan
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

2
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Artist Point and Grand Prismatic Spring. Visiting Grand Loop Road and S Rim Trail will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, and take in the natural beauty of Sapphire Pool.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 24°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wind Cave National Park and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. Step out of the city life by going to Black Hills National Forest and Wildlife Loop Road. Step out of Custer to go to Wind Cave National Park and see Rankin Ridge Nature Trail, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and cruise along Iron Mountain Road.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Custer journey maker app .

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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Custer hover around 29°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wind Cave National Park, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park

2
nights
Santa Fe

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza, then make a trip to Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, then explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Custer in August, with highs in Santa Fe at 34°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Pecos National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park
Museum of International Folk Art ©
Museum of International Folk Art

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 21st (Wed), kick back and relax at Coligny Beach, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hilton Head day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Santa Fe to Hilton Head takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe to Hilton Head, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hilton Head when traveling from Santa Fe in August, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Hilton Head

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

7
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Egg Rock Light and St. Saviour's Church : will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Ocean Path and Shore Path. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bar Harbor: Wonderland Trail (in Southwest Harbor) and Little Hunters Beach (in Acadia National Park). Spend the 25th (Sun) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, explore and take pictures at Park Loop Road, kick back and relax at Sand Beach, and trek along Gorham Mountain Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Hilton Head to Bar Harbor in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, Bar Harbor is little chillier than Hilton Head - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Indian Point Blagden Preserve, Wonderland Trail
Highlights from your plan
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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