59 days in Continental USA Itinerary

59 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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59 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly + Bus:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Myrtle Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Hilton Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
St. Augustine, Florida
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 15​min
7
Gatlinburg
— 6 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
10
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
11
Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
12
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  14​h 45​min
End: Dusseldorf

6
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City attractions planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Dusseldorf to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

4
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Explore hidden gems such as Broadway at the Beach and Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Myrtle Beach: Battleship North Carolina (in Wilmington) and Brookgreen Gardens (in Murrells Inlet). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach, don't miss a visit to Barefoot Landing, immerse yourself in nature at Myrtle Beach State Park, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Myrtle Beach road trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Myrtle Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, Myrtle Beach is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Brookgreen Gardens, Barefoot Landing, Battleship North Carolina
Highlights from your plan
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Coligny Beach and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Hilton Head takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Spas

4
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore hidden gems such as Driftwood Beach and Jekyll Island Historic District. When in Savannah, make a side trip to see Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum in Tybee Island, approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, walk around Forsyth Park, steep yourself in history at Fort Pulaski National Monument, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Savannah day trip planner.

You can drive from Hilton Head to Savannah in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tybee Island, Jekyll Island
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Jekyll Island Historic District ©
Jekyll Island Historic District

3
nights
St. Augustine, Florida

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. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Augustine: Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory (in Daytona Beach) and Fort Clinch State Park (in Fernandina Beach). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., deepen your understanding at Flagler College, and identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

To find photos and tourist information, use the St. Augustine online vacation builder .

You can drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Daytona Beach, Fort Clinch State Park
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dry Tortugas National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore Key West's surroundings by going to Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and get engrossed in the history at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Key West travel planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from St. Augustine in July, with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, The Turtle Hospital
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

6
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Blue Ridge Pkwy. Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove & Clingmans Dome) and Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, look for gifts at The Old Mill Candy Kitchen, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Doc Collier Moonshine Distillery.

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Getting from Key West to Gatlinburg by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Key West in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Gatlinburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tuckaleechee Caverns, Blue Ridge Pkwy, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines
Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine ©
Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine

6
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 Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and explore the activities along Shoshone Lake.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Gatlinburg to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Gatlinburg in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Castello di Amorosa and V. Sattui Winery. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor some retail therapy. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards in St. Helena, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Exploratorium, take a stroll through Union Square, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Helena, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Polynesian Cultural Center and Ko Olina Lagoons. Venture out of the city with trips to Shark Diving (in Haleiwa), Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe). Next up on the itinerary: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, get engrossed in the history at USS Arizona Memorial, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace.

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Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lanikai Beach, Byodo-In Temple, Swim with Dolphins, Shark Diving, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Ko Olina Lagoons ©
Ko Olina Lagoons
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lahaina Front Street and Napili Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia), Wailea Beach (in Wailea) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, sample the tasty concoctions at Maui Brewing Company, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lahaina online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Maui Brewing Company, Haleakala Crater, Kapalua Beach, Maui Ocean Center
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Haystack Rock and Powell's City of Books. Venture out of the city with trips to Astoria (Astoria Column & Columbia River Maritime Museum) and Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Ecola State Park). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland online travel route planner .

Getting from Lahaina to Portland by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahaina to Portland is 2 hours. Traveling from Lahaina in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Portland. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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