38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen, Scotland
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6​h
3
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  8​h
4
Custer
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
6
Juneau
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 15​min
7
Hanalei, Kauai
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  4​h 30​min
8
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  13​h
9
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12​h 15​min
11
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Aberdeen, Scotland

3
nights
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, admire the striking features of Chrysler Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City travel planner.

Aberdeen, UK to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Traveling from Aberdeen to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Aberdeen in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, make a trip to Southernmost Point, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from New York City to Key West by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Key West dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

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

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Explore hidden gems such as Blueridge Parkway and Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine. Step out of Gatlinburg with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford--about 46 minutes away. Pack the 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at The Island in Pigeon Forge. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Gatlinburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Key West in July since evenings lows in Gatlinburg dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Custer State Park and Wildlife Loop Road. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Custer: Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs), Rapid City (Reptile Gardens & Bear Country USA) and Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Custer journey planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Custer takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Gatlinburg to Custer due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Gatlinburg in July: high temperatures in Custer hover around 31°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rapid City, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Crazy Horse 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

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lake Butte Overlook. On the 16th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour builder .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Custer in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Juneau.

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

1
night
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): head outdoors with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Bridget State Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Juneau, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Juneau in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Juneau is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in Juneau, with highs around 20°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Parks Nature
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

1
night
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. On the 21st (Sun), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hanalei online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Juneau to Hanalei in 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Juneau to Hanalei. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Juneau in July: high temperatures in Hanalei hover around 34°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hanalei

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Na Pali Coast State Park, Kayaking & Canoeing
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Lahaina Front Street. Step out of Lahaina to go to Kihei and see Scuba & Snorkeling, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, take a memorable tour with Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach, and experience rural life at Lahaina Family Farms.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lahaina trip itinerary site .

Getting from Hanalei to Lahaina by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Page.

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
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then explore the activities along Marble Canyon.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Page in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Lahaina in July, you will find days in Page are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 29th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along North Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

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You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in July, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Panorama Trail, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

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

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 12.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, then take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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