47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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47 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
2
Kihei, Maui
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
5
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Page
— 2 nights
+4
Fly + taxi + bus + taxi + bus:  6​h
7
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
10
Key West
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
11
Marathon
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Jerusalem

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Prismatic Spring and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Get outdoors at Grand Teton and Artist Point. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Gardiner to see Horseback Riding Tours about 1h 15 min away. It doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 18°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

5
nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Visiting Zipline and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Napili Beach and Kapalua Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Kihei: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Lahaina (Lahaina Front Street, Lahaina Banyan Court, & more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, get interesting insight from Tours, and stroll through Ho'okipa Beach Park.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kihei trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Kihei takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Kihei to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Wailea Beach, Helicopter Tours, Kapalua Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Battleship Missouri Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and Byodo-In Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kailua Beach Park), Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Kapolei). There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu route site .

Fly from Kihei to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Byodo-In Temple, Polynesian Cultural Center, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Shark Diving
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

6
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Liliuokalani Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Jagger Museum (in Volcano), Swim with Dolphins (in Waikoloa) and Punalu‘U Beach (in Pahala). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, cast your line with a fishing tour, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Plan a Kailua-Kona trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. September in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilo, Swim with Dolphins, Punalu‘U Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

3
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Canyonlands National Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Delicate Arch and Dead Horse Point State Park. Step out of Moab to go to Fruita and see Colorado National Monument, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. It doesn't end there: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Moab vacation planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Kailua-Kona to Moab in 11.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kailua-Kona to Moab is 3 hours. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in October, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Moab: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Delicate Arch, Colorado National Monument
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park

2
nights
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 8th (Tue): admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Page visit planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Page takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Moab in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Page. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Santa Fe Plaza will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Canyon Road and Loretto Chapel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (in Cochiti Pueblo) and Rio Grande Gorge Bridge (in Taos). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum and explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Page to Santa Fe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Page in October since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Belle Meade Plantation and Lotz House Museum will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Corvette Museum and RCA Studio B. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Franklin (Carter House & Carnton). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of The Parthenon, take in the views from Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nashville trip planning website .

Fly from Santa Fe to Nashville in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Nashville. In October, Nashville is somewhat warmer than Santa Fe - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, National Corvette Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

5
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Smoky Mountain Knife Works and Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Clingmans Dome and River Rafting & Tubing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove & Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, admire all the interesting features of Blue Ridge Pkwy, get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and laugh and play at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Gatlinburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Smoky Mountain Knife Works, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Visit Saint Mary Star of the Sea and Truman Little White House for their historical value. Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Key West trip builder site .

Getting from Gatlinburg to Key West by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Gatlinburg in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Key West: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Marathon trip maker tool .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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