26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Perth
Fly:  30​h
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
Custer
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h 15​min
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h
Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
Fly:  27​h
Perth

3
days
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: go for a walk through Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City online trip itinerary planner .

Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Perth to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in July, things will get much hotter in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gatlinburg.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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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 (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum, and then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg tour itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Gatlinburg in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Custer.

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Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Titanic Museum
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

3
days
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Custer: Rapid City (Reptile Gardens & Bear Country USA). There's much more to do: cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of Wade's Gold Mill.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Custer trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Gatlinburg to Custer by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Gatlinburg to Custer. In July, Custer is little chillier than Gatlinburg - with highs of 31°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rapid City, Crazy Horse Memorial, Wade's Gold Mill, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road

2
days
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, admire all the interesting features of Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Custer in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 26°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Juneau.

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

2
days
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Juneau tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Juneau takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Juneau is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in Juneau, with highs around 20°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Page.

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Zipline

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Page

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

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Getting from Juneau to Page by flight takes about 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Juneau to Page is 2 hours. Traveling from Juneau in July, things will get much warmer in Page: highs are around 42°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

5
days
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park), Helicopter Tours (in Kahului) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Kihei). Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach, stroll through Ka'anapali Beach, and wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lahaina online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Page to Lahaina takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Page in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lahaina: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kihei, Helicopter Tours, Hana Highway - Road to Hana, Haleakala Crater, Zipline
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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