47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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47 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  14​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
3
Custer
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 30​min
4
Springfield
— 1 night
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
5
Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h 45​min
6
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
9
Nantucket
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
10
Traverse City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
12
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Auckland


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4
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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 off the beaten path and head to Napili Beach and Lahaina United Methodist Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Wailea Beach (in Wailea), Kihei (Scuba & Snorkeling & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Helicopter Tours (in Kahului). Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Hearts Mission Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lahaina online itinerary planner .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Lahaina is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 22 hours traveling from Auckland Central to Lahaina. Traveling from Auckland Central in July, things will get much hotter in Lahaina: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapalua, Wailea Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Hana Highway - Road to Hana, Helicopter Tours
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

5
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 Teton and Yellowstone Lake. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, stroll through Artist Point, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning site .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lahaina in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

4
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Downtown Rapid City and Needles Eye Tunnel. Your inner history buff will appreciate Prairie Homestead and Chapel in the Hills. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Custer: Bear Country USA (in Rapid City), Loop Road (in Badlands National Park) and Wades Gold Mill (in Hill City). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harney Peak, do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery, and steep yourself in history at Peter Norbeck Visitors Center.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Custer travel route builder app .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Custer by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Custer reach 31°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Rapid City, Hill City, Loop Road, Crazy Horse Memorial, Harney Peak
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead

1
night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 31st (Wed), contemplate the long history of Lincolns New Salem State Park, get engrossed in the history at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Dana-Thomas House.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Springfield trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Springfield takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Custer in July; daily highs in Springfield reach 35°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Lincolns New Salem State Park
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Lincolns New Salem State Park ©
Lincolns New Salem State Park

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Old Mill and Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. Take a break from Gatlinburg with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford, about 46 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at The Island in Pigeon Forge. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg online road trip planner .

Getting from Springfield to Gatlinburg by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Springfield to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, River Rafting & Tubing, Blue Ridge Pkwy
Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin ©
Noah Bud Ogle Cabin
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Castillo de San Marcos. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ormond Beach and Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park. Explore St. Augustine's surroundings by going to Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach) and Crescent Beach (in Crescent Beach). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to St. Augustine in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in St. Augustine, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park, Ormond Beach, Crescent Beach Public Beach, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Coligny Beach. Visit Fort Pulaski National Monument and Savannah Historic District for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Hilton Head). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, stroll through Forsyth Park, and stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Savannah journey planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tybee Island, Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cincinnati trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Savannah to Cincinnati in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Savannah in August: high temperatures in Cincinnati hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

4
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Visit Sankaty Head Lighthouse and Brant Point Lighthouse for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cisco Beach and Madaket Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nobadeer, sample the fine beverages at Cisco Brewers, steep yourself in history at Greater Light, and see the interesting displays at Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nantucket online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Cincinnati to Nantucket in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cincinnati in August: highs in Nantucket hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Cisco Brewers ©
Cisco Brewers
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse

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nights
Traverse City

Traverse City ©
Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Fayette Historic State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Elberta Beach and Historical Village Fayette Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Manistee (First Street Beach & Fifth Avenue Beach), Lake Michigan Beach Park (in Empire) and Fishtown (in Leland). There's much more to do: make a trip to Old Mission Lighthouse, join in the after-dark buzz at Lake Ann Brewing Company, learn about winemaking at Laurentide Winery, and tee off at LochenHeath Golf Club.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Traverse City road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nantucket to Traverse City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In August in Traverse City, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Traverse City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Garden, Empire, Manistee, Elberta Beach, Laurentide Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mission Point Lighthouse ©
Mission Point Lighthouse
Historical Village Fayette Park ©
Historical Village Fayette Park

1
night
Minneapolis

Minneapolis
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis online travel route planner .

Getting from Traverse City to Minneapolis by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Traverse City to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Minneapolis are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

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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.
On the 27th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Ed Munro Seahurst Park. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

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Fly from Minneapolis to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 29th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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