50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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50 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Homer
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  14​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
5
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
8
Custer
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 15​min
9
Marathon
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
10
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
11
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

3
nights
Homer

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Visiting Photography Tours and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Homer Spit and Anchor River State Recreation Area. Fill the 18th (Sun) with the natural beauty at Kachemak Bay State Park. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Bishop's Beach Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Homer trip itinerary app .

London, UK to Homer is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from London in August, things will get little chillier in Homer: highs are around 20°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Anchor River State Recreation Area, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Photography Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Kanaloa Octopus Farm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako), Swim with Dolphins (in Waikoloa) and Rainbow Falls (in Hilo). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip website .

You can fly from Homer to Kailua-Kona in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Alaska Standard Time (AKST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Homer in August; daily highs in Kailua-Kona reach 36°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Swim with Dolphins, Rainbow Falls, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kahekili Beach Park and Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co. We've included these beaches for you: Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Kihei (Kalepolepo Beach Park & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kihei, Wailea Beach, Haleakala Crater, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park

4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tioga Pass and Vernal Fall. Get outdoors at Tuolumne Meadows and Taft Point. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

Plan my day in Yosemite National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahaina in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (32°C), and nights are cooler (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

4
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore hidden gems such as Colorado National Monument and Double Down Bike Shop. Escape the urban bustle at Delicate Arch and Arches National Park. Make the 3rd (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: trek along Park Avenue Trail, take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Moab in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Moab, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Laurance Rockefeller Preserve. Step out of the city life by going to Oxbow Bend and Cascade Canyon Trail. Go for a jaunt from Jackson Hole to Moose to see Glacier View Turnout about 36 minutes away. Spend the 7th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, admire the verdant scenery at Leigh Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Teton Point Turnout, and identify plant and animal life at Teton Raptor Center.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Jackson Hole visit planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Jackson Hole in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Moab in September, things will get little chillier in Jackson Hole: highs are around 23°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Fishing Charters & Tours
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Hayden Valley and Yellowstone National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Artist Point and Upper Geyser Basin. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2 hours. In September, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Jackson Hole - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

3
nights
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 Wind Cave National Park and Needles Eye Tunnel. Get in touch with nature at Black Hills National Forest and Iron Mountain Road. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Custer: Rankin Ridge Nature Trail (in Wind Cave National Park), Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore and take pictures at Wildlife Loop Road, trek along Presidential Trail, and do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Custer trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Custer in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Custer: highs are around 25°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wind Cave National Park, Keystone, Windcross Conservancy, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Prairie Berry Winery
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll get in some beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Fishing Charters & Tours in Islamorada (about 38 minutes away). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital and take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Marathon sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Custer to Marathon in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Custer in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Marathon, with highs around 38°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Hilton Head

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.
Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Sea Pines Forest Preserve will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Alder Lane Beach Access and Driessen Beach Park. There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

Make your Hilton Head itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Marathon to Hilton Head in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Marathon in September: high temperatures in Hilton Head hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get in touch with nature at Acadia National Park and Wonderland Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Park Loop Road and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Bar Harbor with a short trip to Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park in Southwest Harbor, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Little Hunters Beach, head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, trek along Gorham Mountain Trail, and sample the tasty concoctions at Atlantic Brewing Company.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Hilton Head to Bar Harbor takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, Bar Harbor is a bit cooler than Hilton Head - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Southwest Harbor, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

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