60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  8​h 45​min
2
Custer
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
4
Sedona
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Hilton Head
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
9
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
10
Homer
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
11
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Lahaina, Maui
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Wellington

5
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 Bodie State Historic Park and Yosemite Falls. Get outdoors at Vernal Fall and Taft Point. Change things up with a short trip to Mono Lake County Park in Lee Vining (about 48 minutes away). Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Four Mile Trail, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online journey planner .

Wellington, New Zealand to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Wellington to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Wellington in June, plan for warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mono Lake County Park, Bodie State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

4
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Visiting Black Hills National Forest and Needles Eye Tunnel will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and The Museum @ Black Hills Institute. Explore Custer's surroundings by going to Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park), Roughlock Falls State Nature Area (in Lead) and Windcross Conservancy (in Buffalo Gap). Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring the underground world of Jewel Cave National Monument. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Wildlife Loop Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, stroll through Presidential Trail, and immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Custer vacation maker .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Custer takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in Custer are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Adams House, Wind Cave National Park, Presidential Trail, Roughlock Falls State Nature Area, The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Highlights from your plan
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Hayden Valley and Yellowstone National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Artist Point and Horseback Riding Tours. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, and explore the activities along Lewis Falls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Custer in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 22°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Walnut Canyon National Monument and Oak Creek Vista Point will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Airport Mesa and Bearizona Wildlife Park. Change things up with a short trip to Painted Desert in Petrified Forest National Park (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: hike along Devil's Bridge Trail, explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, and take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sedona itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Sedona takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 40°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at New Mexico History Museum and Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bandelier National Monument and Fort Union National Monument. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, view the masterpieces at Tesuque Glass Works, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip itinerary website .

Getting from Sedona to Santa Fe by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sedona in June, things will get slightly colder in Santa Fe: highs are around 37°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Fort Union National Monument, Tesuque Glassworks, Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Scuba & Snorkeling. Your inner history buff will appreciate Key West Cemetery and Fort Zachary Taylor. Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, cruise along The Overseas Highway, and get interesting insight from Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Key West vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Santa Fe to Key West in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe to Key West, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in Key West, with lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Get some historical perspective at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ormond Beach and The Lightner Museum. Step out of St. Augustine with an excursion to Beach at Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read St. Augustine trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Other options are to 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 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Crescent Beach Public Beach, Ormond Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Alder Lane Beach Access and Driessen Beach Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, cast your line with a fishing tour, and kick back and relax at Burkes Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hilton Head day trip tool .

Getting from St. Augustine to Hilton Head by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Visiting Acadia National Park and Mount Desert Island will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Park Loop Road and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, enjoy the sand and surf at Echo Lake Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, and take a peaceful walk through Indian Point Blagden Preserve.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bar Harbor planner .

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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hilton Head in July: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Homer.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

3
nights
Homer

Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Homer Spit and Bishop's Beach Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Photography Tours. When in Homer, make a side trip to see Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in Soldotna, approximately 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Norman Lowell Studio & Gallery, admire the majestic nature at Anchor River State Recreation Area, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ptarmigan Arts.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Homer day trip site .

Fly from Bar Harbor to Homer in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bar Harbor to Homer is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Bar Harbor in July, expect Homer to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Homer

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
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 Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Punalu‘U Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Rainbow Falls (in Hilo). Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Kealakekua Bay, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona attractions planner.

Fly from Homer to Kailua-Kona in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Alaska Standard Time (AKST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Homer in July, expect Kailua-Kona to be much hotter, temps between 35°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Rainbow Falls, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kealakekua Bay, Punalu‘U Beach
Highlights from your plan
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Kahekili Beach Park and Wailea Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Ulua Beach and Napili Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia), Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Kihei (Kalepolepo Beach Park, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, & more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kapalua Beach, get some jogging in at Wailea Beach Path, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lahaina visit app .

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 July in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea, Kihei, Haleakala Crater, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

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