36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fresno
bus:  4​h
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
3
Hanalei, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 30​min
5
Juneau
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
7
Custer
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h
8
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
9
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Savannah
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
11
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
12
Page
— 1 night
+3
shuttle + foot + bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Fresno

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. There's still lots to do: get great views at Tunnel View, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Panorama Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy.

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Fresno to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 4-hour bus ride. When traveling from Fresno in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanalei driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of subway, flight, and taxi from San Francisco to Hanalei takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Hanalei is minus 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Hanalei at 83°F and lows at 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hanalei

Tours Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Kayaking & Canoeing, Helicopter Tours, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Kayaking & Canoeing
Helicopter Tours

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Zipline. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, experience rural life at Lahaina Family Farms, enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, and take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

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Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Hanalei to Lahaina in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

1
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Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get outside with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Bridget State Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Juneau trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Juneau in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Lahaina to Juneau, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Lahaina in June: high temperatures in Juneau hover around 63°F and lows are around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay ©
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay

3
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 Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lake Butte Overlook. On the 25th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Juneau to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Juneau to Yellowstone National Park is 2 hours. Traveling from Juneau in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 34°F in Yellowstone National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Explore hidden gems such as Custer State Park and Sylvan Lake. Venture out of the city with trips to Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs), Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park) and Rapid City (Reptile Gardens & Bear Country USA). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Custer trip planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Custer reach 73°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rapid City, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Wind Cave National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

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nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Blueridge Parkway and Zipline. Take a break from Gatlinburg with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford, about 44 minutes away. Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at The Island in Pigeon Forge. And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg journey builder tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Gatlinburg in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Custer to Gatlinburg. Traveling from Custer in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Gatlinburg: highs are around 87°F and lows about 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Mount LeConte, Blue Ridge Pkwy, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City vacation builder .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 9th (Tue), take a memorable tour with Tours, wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Tybee Island Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah road trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Savannah in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tybee Island Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dry Tortugas National Park and The Overseas Highway. And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner.

You can fly from Savannah to Key West in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in July, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Key West

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

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Page

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.
On the 14th (Sun), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally get great views at Horseshoe Bend. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Page trip app .

You can fly from Key West to Page in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Key West in July, expect nights in Page to be slightly colder, around 73°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 98°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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