46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
+5
Bus + Foot + Train + Foot + Bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  7​h
5
Custer
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  22​h
7
Seattle
— 5 nights
Drive:  13​h 45​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
Drive:  13​h
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  15​h
11
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
12
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
+4
Taxi + Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Raleigh

3
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Change things up with a short trip to Coast Guard Beach in Eastham (about 36 minutes away). Spend the 23rd (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, stroll through Race Point Beach, see the interesting displays at Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), and browse the collection at Provincetown Public Library.

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Raleigh to Provincetown is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Raleigh in May, with highs in Provincetown at 64°F and lows at 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Coast Guard Beach, Marconi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach

2
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then step aboard Mayflower II, then appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock, and finally grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, take an in-depth tour of Jenney Museum, and then engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandwich road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Plymouth, Shining Sea Bikeway
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Watch Hill Outfitters (in Westerly), Colt State Park (in Bristol) and Mystic Seaport (in Mystic). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, admire the landmark architecture of Marble House, steep yourself in history at Kingscote, and take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District.

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Traveling by car from Sandwich to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mystic Seaport Museum, Colt State Park, Watch Hill Outfitters
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Colt State Park ©
Colt State Park

1
night
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Niagara and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Buffalo driving holiday tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Newport to Buffalo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Seneca Niagara Casino ©
Seneca Niagara Casino

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and then immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial and then take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Custer trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Buffalo to Custer in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Buffalo to Custer. In May, Custer is a bit cooler than Buffalo - with highs of 59°F and lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Step out of Colorado Springs to go to Canon City and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, explore and take pictures at United States Air Force Academy, and pause for some photo ops at Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs itinerary site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Custer in June; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 85°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing

5
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Dedicate the 9th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle online trip maker .

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Seattle in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Colorado Springs to Seattle is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Colorado Springs in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

6
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.
On the 16th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and get to know the fascinating history of Beaver Ponds Loop Trail.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park vacation planning tool .

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 34°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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nights
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.
Explore Jackson Hole's surroundings by going to Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton, Lake Solitude, & more) and Chapel of the Sacred Heart (in Moose). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at National Elk Refuge, don't miss a visit to Jackson Hole Shootout, look for gifts at Made, and admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole online itinerary planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 39°F at night. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Lake Solitude ©
Lake Solitude

6
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 22nd (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, make a trip to Powell Point, get great views at Grandview Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder tool .

Getting from Jackson Hole to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 13 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Key West.

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

4
nights
Key West

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.
Key West is known for adventure, museums, nightlife, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Key West trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Key West in 15 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Key West is 2 hours. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June since evenings lows in Key West dip to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

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nights
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): meet the residents at Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Hidden River Cave and American Cave Museum, and then Head underground at Onyx Cave. On your second day here, Head underground at Diamond Caverns, see the interesting displays at Dinosaur World, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fat Man's Misery.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mammoth Cave National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Key West to Mammoth Cave National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Key West in July, Mammoth Cave National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 67°F. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cave City, Horse Cave, Diamond Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Diamond Caverns ©
Diamond Caverns

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