43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
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Hilton Head
— 3 nights
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Marathon
— 2 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
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Custer
— 4 nights

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Clingmans Dome and Arcade City. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pigeon Forge: Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge day trip site.

Washington DC to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hilton Head.

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Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Nature

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Roaring Fork
4.8
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Clingmans Dome
4.8

3
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coligny Beach and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours. And it doesn't end there: hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, take a memorable tour with Tours, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and try for a hole-in-one at Legendary Golf.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head vacation maker tool.

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Hilton Head by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hilton Head when traveling from Pigeon Forge in June, with lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Marathon

Marathon ©

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Get outdoors at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin Research Center and Parasailing & Paragliding. Step out of Marathon with an excursion to Fishing Charters & Tours in Islamorada--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Marathon trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hilton Head to Marathon takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Hilton Head in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 81°F in Marathon. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

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Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©

Heart of the Kona Coast

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Kanaloa Octopus Farm. Bring the kids along to Fishing Charters & Tours and Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Punalu‘U Beach (in Pahala) and Akaka Falls State Park (in Hilo). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kahaluu Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona online itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Marathon to Kailua-Kona in 16.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Marathon to Kailua-Kona. Traveling from Marathon in July, expect Kailua-Kona to be a bit cooler, temps between 86°F and 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©

Crown Jewel of 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Napili Beach and Haleakala Crater. Explore hidden gems such as Kahekili Beach Park and Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co. Venture out of the city with trips to Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia) and Kihei (Kalepolepo Beach Park & Scuba & Snorkeling). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, get interesting insight from Tours, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

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Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 4.5 hours. In July in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

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Napili Beach
4.7

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yosemite Falls and Vernal Fall. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. There's lots more to do: trek along Panorama Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow.

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Getting from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 15 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from Lahaina in July since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Panorama Trail
4.9
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Yosemite Falls
4.7

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and River Rafting & Tubing. Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Horseback Riding Tours will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Gardiner Road.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Yellowstone National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 39°F. You will leave for Jackson Hole on the 27th (Sat).

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Lamar Valley
4.8

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Visiting Grand Teton and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve and Teton Raptor Center. Explore Jackson Hole's surroundings by going to Glacier View Turnout (in Moose) and Grand Teton National Park (Leigh Lake & Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Oxbow Bend and take in the pleasant sights at Cunningham Cabin.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Jackson Hole day trip planning website.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Custer.

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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Grand Teton
4.9

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Wildlife Loop Road and Needles Eye Tunnel. Visiting Sylvan Lake and Windcross Conservancy will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Custer side-trips: Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park). Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring the underground world of Jewel Cave National Monument. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Black Hills National Forest, immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, and identify plant and animal life at Bismark Lake Campground.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Custer trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Custer takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Custer, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Custer

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