9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Newark
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Custer
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Jackson Hole
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
4
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Key West
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Newark

1
night
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, thencruise along Wildlife Loop Road, thenget a taste of life in the country at Windcross Conservancy, and finally learn more about the world around you at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Custer online trip itinerary maker.

Newark to Custer is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newark in August, with highs in Custer at 77°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Windcross Conservancy, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

1
day
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 5th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of String Lake and then identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole road trip planner.

Fly from Custer to Jackson Hole in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Custer in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Jackson Hole, with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

String Lake
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Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
String Lake ©
String Lake

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yellowstone National Park and Uncle Tom's Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Artist Point. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel route site.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, thenwander the streets of Savannah Historic District, and then kick back and relax at Coligny Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hilton Head online itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Hilton Head takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Hilton Head due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Hilton Head: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Savannah
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, and then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Hilton Head to Key West takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Hilton Head in August since evenings lows in Key West dip to 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

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