47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Kihei, Maui
— 5 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 6 nights
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Marathon
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Miami, Fly to Tel Aviv

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Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Teton and Upper Geyser Basin. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yellowstone National Park: Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner). It doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kihei, Maui

— 5 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Napili Beach and Kapalua Beach. Visiting Ho'okipa Beach Park and Wailea Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kihei: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Lahaina (Lahaina Front Street, Lahaina Banyan Court, &more). There's more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kihei online trip builder.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Kihei in 15 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Kihei is minus 3 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, with highs in Kihei at 38°C and lows at 26°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Honolulu, Oahu

— 5 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll get in some beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie), Shark Diving (in Haleiwa) and Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe). The adventure continues: step aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and explore the galleries of Iolani Palace.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Kihei to Honolulu takes 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 6 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Take a break from the city and head to Punalu‘U Beach and Liliuokalani Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Jagger Museum (in Volcano). There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona takes 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step out of the city life by going to Delicate Arch and River Rafting & Tubing. On the 5th (Sat), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Canyonlands National Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument and admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Moab planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Kailua-Kona to Moab takes 11.5 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Moab, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in October, plan for slightly colder days in Moab, with highs around 25°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Page

— 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

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): see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Page online trip builder.

Getting from Moab to Page by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Moab in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Page, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

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.
Museum of International Folk Art and Georgia O'Keeffe Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument and Santa Fe Plaza. Change things up with a short trip to Rio Grande Gorge Bridge in Taos (about 1h 30 min away). There's much more to do: gain insight with New Mexico History Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe route planner.

You can fly from Page to Santa Fe in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Page in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Nashville

— 3 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Corvette Museum and Carnton. Museum-lovers will appreciate Carter House and Lotz House Museum. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at RCA Studio B, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and snap pictures at Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Nashville takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Nashville. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in October; daily highs in Nashville reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gatlinburg

— 5 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Smoky Mountain Knife Works and Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum. Visiting Clingmans Dome and Cades Cove will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gatlinburg: River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, take a memorable tour with Tours, have some family-friendly fun at 7D Dark Ride Adventure, and find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg day trip website.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Gatlinburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Key West

— 5 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Dry Tortugas National Park. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, cruise along The Overseas Highway, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

Plan trip to Key West with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Gatlinburg to Key West in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gatlinburg in October: highs in Key West hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Marathon

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

Start your trip to Marathon by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.