38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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Savannah
— 1 night
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Newport
— 1 night
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
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Custer
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 14th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally stroll around Forsyth Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Savannah tour itinerary builder tool.

Atlanta to Savannah is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September in Savannah, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Newport.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

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Newport

Newport ©

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk.

Make your Newport itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Savannah to Newport in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Savannah in September: high temperatures in Newport hover around 74°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and 9/11 Memorial are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder.

Traveling by car from Newport to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Newport in September, with highs in New York City at 80°F and lows at 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Jennie Wade House, then browse the exhibits of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Little Round Top and then steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gettysburg journey planner.

You can drive from New York City to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in September, Gettysburg is little chillier at night with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jennie Wade House ©
Jennie Wade House
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): cruise along Iron Mountain Road, then explore and take pictures at Wildlife Loop Road, and then learn more about the world around you at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the top attractions with Black Hills Helicopters and then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Custer tour planner.

Fly from Gettysburg to Custer in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Gettysburg in September, with highs in Custer at 71°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

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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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Vernal Fall will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yosemite Falls and Lembert Dome. The adventure continues: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Custer to Yosemite National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Custer to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Custer in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get some historical perspective at USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Get in touch with nature at Shark Diving and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe), Horseback Riding Tours (in Waialua) and Waimea Valley (in Haleiwa). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, stroll through Lanikai Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Honolulu, with highs around 88°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Shark Diving
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 5th (Mon), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium and then make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Honolulu to San Francisco by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in October, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Midway Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mystic Falls Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lone Star Geyser.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 47°F and lows of 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 13th (Tue), stroll through Angel's Landing, then explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park day trip planning app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for warmer days in Zion National Park, with highs around 74°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 36°F. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

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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.
Get outdoors at South Kaibab Trail and Hopi Point. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rim Trail and Bright Angel Point. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hit the best photo ops around with Buck Wild Grand Canyon Hummer Tours, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, and get great views at Grandview Point.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by shuttle takes about 10 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in October: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

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.
On the 20th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, and then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe online attractions planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 41°F in Santa Fe. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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