59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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59 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
2
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
3
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Hilton Head
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  8​h
5
Custer
— 4 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
11
Hanalei, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
12
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
13
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
14
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Manchester

4
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, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City day trip site .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 30:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dry Tortugas National Park and Fort Zachary Taylor. Explore Key West's surroundings by going to Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key), The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon) and Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip builder website .

Getting from New York City to Key West by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Key West: highs are around 38°C and lows about 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Blueridge Parkway and Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine. Go for a jaunt from Gatlinburg to Hartford to see River Rafting & Tubing about 36 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at The Island in Pigeon Forge. The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Key West to Gatlinburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Key West in September, expect Gatlinburg to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Blue Ridge Pkwy, River Rafting & Tubing
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Zipline

4
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 Dolphin & Whale Watching and Forsyth Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Hilton Head: Tybee Island (Fort Pulaski National Monument & Tybee Island Beach) and Savannah (Bonaventure Cemetery, Ghost & Vampire Tours, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burkes Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, and trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hilton Head day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Hilton Head in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Hilton Head, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Savannah, Tybee Island
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Custer State Park and Loop Road. Venture out of the city with trips to Angostura Recreation Area (in Hot Springs), Rushmore Tramway Adventures (in Keystone) and Rapid City (Reptile Gardens & Bear Country USA). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Custer trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Hilton Head to Custer in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hilton Head to Custer due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Hilton Head, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Custer, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rapid City, Badlands National Park, Keystone, Angostura Recreation Area, Crazy Horse Memorial
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

1
night
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Arches National Park. On the next day, get interesting insight from Tours and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Moab itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Custer to Moab takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Custer in September, with highs in Moab at 34°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

6
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.
On the 21st (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get outside with Shoshone Point, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Traveling from Moab in September, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 27th (Fri), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Page tour itinerary site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Page at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco tour builder app .

Getting from Page to San Francisco by combination of flight and subway takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Page to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. In September, San Francisco is slightly colder than Page - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, cruise along Tioga Pass, and explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park vacation maker .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

2
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Waimea Canyon State Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hanalei: Helicopter Tours (in Lihue), Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa) and Poipu (Poipu Beach Park & Spouting Horn).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hanalei online itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Hanalei in 12.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Hanalei: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Hanalei

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Poipu, Kayaking & Canoeing, Waimea Canyon State Park, Helicopter Tours
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Haleakala Crater and Helicopter Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kihei: Lahaina (Lahaina Banyan Court & Ka'anapali Beach) and Zipline (in Ka'anapali). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours.

For where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Kihei visit planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Hanalei to Kihei in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kihei can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahaina, Helicopter Tours, Haleakala Crater
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Helicopter Tours
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

3
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Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Explore hidden gems such as Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and Sawyer Glacier. Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore and take pictures at Mendenhall Glacier, and stroll through Mount Roberts Trail.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Juneau travel route planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kihei to Juneau takes 11.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kihei to Juneau due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kihei in October, expect Juneau to be cooler, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton. On the 19th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, hike along Artist Point, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Juneau to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Juneau to Yellowstone National Park is 2 hours. Traveling from Juneau in October, expect slightly colder with lows of -4°C in Yellowstone National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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