36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 3 nights
2
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
4
Key West
— 3 nights
5
Panama City Beach
— 3 nights
6
Moab
— 3 nights
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
8
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
10
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speed Boats Tours and St. Patrick's Cathedral. 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New York City holiday planner.

Kristiansand, Norway to New York City is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kristiansand in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Speed Boats Tours
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Central Park ©
Central Park

2
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Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky, thenexamine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, thenget in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and finally take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Gatlinburg tour itinerary maker app.

Fly from New York City to Gatlinburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In July in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Hartford
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Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge ©
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge

3
nights
Orlando

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and World of Disney. Kids will enjoy Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park and Boat Tours & Water Sports. And it doesn't end there: get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, browse the different shops at Disney Springs, and find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Orlando day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Gatlinburg to Orlando takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Gatlinburg in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Orlando. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

3
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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.
Family-friendly places like The Turtle Hospital and Truman Little White House will thrill your kids. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key) and Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key). There's more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in July, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
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The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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Panama City Beach

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kids will enjoy Panama City Beach and The Village of Baytowne Wharf. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and Henderson Beach State Park. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park, observe the fascinating underwater world at Gulf World Marine Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Key West to Panama City Beach in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Panama City Beach, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Destin
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park

3
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dead Horse Point State Park and Double Arch. Bring the kids along to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Off-Road Tours. Take a break from Moab with a short trip to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab road trip tool.

Do a combination of flight and car from Panama City Beach to Moab in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Panama City Beach to Moab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Panama City Beach in July, you will find days in Moab are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

3
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bright Angel Trail and Inner Canyon. Family-friendly places like Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim will thrill your kids. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail and head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

Drive from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Moab in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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Lahaina, Maui

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 discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Maui Ocean Center. Attractions like Napili Beach and Maui Tropical Plantation make great kid-friendly stops. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately Kihei away. There's more to do: walk around Lahaina Banyan Court and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, use the Lahaina day trip website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Lahaina takes 14.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July since evenings lows in Lahaina dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailuku, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
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Zipline
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center

3
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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 some historical perspective at Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Arizona Memorial. Kids will appreciate attractions like Shark Diving and Iolani Palace. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, and go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu day trip tool.

Fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Polynesian Cultural Center
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Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Shark Diving
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

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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.
Kids will enjoy Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Explore hidden gems such as Vernal Fall and Tioga Pass. And it doesn't end there: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Honolulu in July, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are cooler with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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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 Old Faithful. Bring the kids along to Grand Prismatic Spring and Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, trek along Observation Point Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

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

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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