40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

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


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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lake Butte Overlook. Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and hike along Artist Point.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park route tool .

Manchester, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Yellowstone National Park is minus 7 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Manchester in June since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

1
night
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): head outdoors with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier, explore the striking landscape at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and then trek along Gold Creek Flume Trail.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Juneau day trip planning app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Juneau in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Juneau due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June since evenings lows in Juneau dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

2
nights
Kihei, Maui

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 Zipline. Explore Kihei's surroundings by going to Lahaina (Lahaina Banyan Court & Ka'anapali Beach). The adventure continues: see the world from above with a helicopter tour and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kihei road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Juneau to Kihei takes 12 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Juneau to Kihei. Traveling from Juneau in June, things will get much hotter in Kihei: highs are around 36°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Lahaina, Zipline, Helicopter Tours, Haleakala Crater, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

2
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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kihei to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kihei to San Francisco. In June, San Francisco is little chillier than Kihei - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
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Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Antelope Canyon and Golden Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Marble Canyon (about 44 minutes away). Spend the 24th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Page journey planning website .

Do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Page in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for warmer days in Page, with highs around 41°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Golden Cathedral
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

5
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 26th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mohave Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are cooler (6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. Keep things going the next day: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab trip maker site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab in 6 hours. In July, Moab is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 42°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

4
nights
Breckenridge

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at River Rafting & Tubing and Black Powder Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Fairplay (South Park City Museum & Pike National Forest). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Mountain Nomads, stroll through Spruce Creek Trail, and go for a walk through Hoosier Pass.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Breckenridge trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Moab to Breckenridge in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. When traveling from Moab in July, plan for cooler days in Breckenridge, with highs around 21°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Fairplay, River Rafting & Tubing
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Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mohawk Lake Trail ©
Mohawk Lake Trail
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum

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 discover tucked-away gems like Custer State Park and Sylvan Lake. Explore Custer's surroundings by going to Hot Springs (Angostura Recreation Area & Mammoth Site of Hot Springs) and Wind Cave National Park (Wind Cave National Park & Rankin Ridge Nature Trail). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Custer online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Breckenridge to Custer takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in July: highs in Custer hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wind Cave National Park, Hot Springs, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Parrot Mountain & Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). Pack the 12th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at The Island in Pigeon Forge. There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip planning site .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Gatlinburg in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Custer in July: high temperatures in Gatlinburg hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine ©
Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dry Tortugas National Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Key West road trip planner .

Getting from Gatlinburg to Key West by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Key West, with lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
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: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City journey planner.

Getting from Key West to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in New York City, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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