19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  8​h 30​min
1
Ocean City
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6​h
2
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 15​min
4
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Taxi:  7​h 15​min
5
Custer
— 3 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Drive:  9​h
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

4
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like North Wildwood Beach and Assateague Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Cape May City Beaches and Ocean City Beach. Take a break from Ocean City with a short trip to Wildwood Boardwalk in Wildwood, about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ocean City vacation builder.

Phoenix to Ocean City is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Ocean City is 2 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in June: highs in Ocean City hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

North Wildwood Beach, Assateague Beach, Cape May City Beaches, Wildwood Boardwalk
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Assateague Beach ©
Assateague Beach
North Wildwood Beach ©
North Wildwood Beach
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 28th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Barefoot Landing and then enjoy breathtaking views from Myrtle Beach SkyWheel Offices. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach and then buy something for everyone on your list at Broadway at the Beach.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Ocean City to Myrtle Beach in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Ocean City in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Myrtle Beach, with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Barefoot Landing
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Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach
Barefoot Landing ©
Barefoot Landing
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

3
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.
Spend the 30th (Sun) on the water with a fishing tour. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, explore the galleries of Truman Little White House, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, and don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Myrtle Beach to Key West in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, tram, and shuttle. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Go for a jaunt from Gatlinburg to Hartford to see River Rafting & Tubing about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Key West to Gatlinburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and subway. Traveling from Key West in July, expect little chillier with lows of 69°F in Gatlinburg. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Zipline, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Zipline

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Sylvan Lake and Reptile Gardens. When in Custer, make a side trip to see Bear Country USA in Rapid City, approximately 40 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial and immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Custer online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Custer in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Gatlinburg to Custer. Traveling from Gatlinburg in July, expect Custer to be a bit cooler, temps between 80°F and 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rapid City, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yellowstone Lake and Grand Prismatic Spring. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and trek along Artist Point.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Custer in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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