57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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57 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Fly:  6​h
1
Branson
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
2
Sedona
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
9
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
10
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Charleston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
13
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Rochester

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Escape the urban bustle at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and Zipline. Discover out-of-the-way places like Thorncrown Chapel and Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery. Take a break from Branson with a short trip to St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Eureka Springs, about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Branson Landing, and look for all kinds of wild species at National Tiger Sanctuary.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Branson tour itinerary planning website .

Rochester to Branson is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, Branson is a bit warmer than Rochester - with highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, National Tiger Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

5
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Walnut Canyon National Monument and Wupatki National Monument. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oak Creek Canyon and Bearizona Wildlife Park. When in Sedona, make a side trip to see Painted Desert in Petrified Forest National Park, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, hike along Airport Mesa, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Oak Creek Vista Point.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Branson to Sedona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Branson to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Branson in June, you will find days in Sedona are a bit warmer (94°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Bearizona Wildlife Park, Painted Desert
Highlights from your plan
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

5
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.
Visiting Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Kaibab Trail and Yavapai Point. On the 12th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: trek along North Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website .

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Swim with Dolphins and Fishing Charters & Tours. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Punalu‘U Beach and Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Papakōlea Green Sand Beach (in Naalehu), Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Rainbow Falls (in Hilo). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, play a few rounds at Mauna Lani Resort , see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona travel route planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Kailua-Kona in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Kailua-Kona. Expect much hotter evenings in Kailua-Kona when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, with lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Mauna Lani Resort , Rainbow Falls, Swim with Dolphins, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Kahekili Beach Park and Napili Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Wailea Beach and Kalepolepo Beach Park. Get out of town with these interesting Lahaina side-trips: Po'olenalena Beach (in Wailea), Kihei (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kapalua Beach.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahaina online sightseeing 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. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Kihei, Wailea, Kapalua Beach, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Get in touch with nature at Shark Diving and Lanikai Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Laniakea Beach (in Haleiwa). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, and contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner .

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Swim with Dolphins
Shark Diving

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Bodega Dunes and Goat Rock Beach for some beach relaxation. Let the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Goat Rock Beach, Bodega Dunes, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 6th (Sat), look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online attractions planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 83°F and lows about 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Truman Little White House and 7 Artists & Friends will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, cast your line with a fishing tour, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Key West takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Key West: highs are around 89°F and lows about 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Augustine Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Get out of town with these interesting St. Augustine side-trips: Crescent Beach Public Beach (in Crescent Beach) and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet). There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and see the interesting displays at The Lightner Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in St. Augustine when traveling from Key West in July, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Crescent Beach Public Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

4
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Get out of town with these interesting Savannah side-trips: Hilton Head (Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, Coligny Beach, & more). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery and tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Savannah online journey planner .

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Savannah sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

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nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Appreciate the collections at Patriots Point and Fort Sumter National Monument. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Magnolia Plantation & Gardens and Fort Moultrie. When in Charleston, make a side trip to see Boneyard Beach in Moores Landing, approximately 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, don't miss a visit to Riley Waterfront Park, and admire all the interesting features of Angel Oak Tree.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston sightseeing planner .

Drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fort Moultrie, Boneyard Beach, Angel Oak Tree, Patriots Point
Highlights from your plan
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Step out of New York City to go to Westhampton Beach and see Cupsogue Beach County Park, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Charleston to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cupsogue Beach County Park
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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