29 days in United States Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
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Washington DC
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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Merced, Fly to Honolulu
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Honolulu, Oahu
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
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Lahaina, Maui
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Glacier National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 1 night

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 3rd (Mon), stroll through Ocean Path and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then cruise along Park Loop Road, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

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London, UK to Bar Harbor is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Bar Harbor. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 2 nights

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally examine the collection at International Spy Museum.

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Fly from Bar Harbor to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bar Harbor in July: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 37°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Gatlinburg.
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Gatlinburg — 3 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get in touch with nature at Clingmans Dome and Roaring Fork. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at River Rafting & Tubing and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Step out of Gatlinburg with an excursion to Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

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You can fly from Washington DC to Gatlinburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. July in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Panama City Beach.
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Panama City Beach — 2 nights

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at St. Andrews State Park and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Panama City Beach and then browse the different shops at Pier Park.

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You can fly from Gatlinburg to Panama City Beach in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daily temperatures in Panama City Beach can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 3 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Get in touch with nature at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Vernal Fall. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall, explore the striking landscape at North Dome, contemplate the waterfront views at Gaylor Lake, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Panama City Beach to Yosemite National Park in 11 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Panama City Beach in July, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, Oahu — 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Your inner history buff will appreciate National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and Iolani Palace. Get outdoors at Lanikai Beach and Kailua Beach Park. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu in 12.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Honolulu. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Honolulu, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly to Kailua-Kona.
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii — 2 nights

Heart of the Kona Coast

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
On the 18th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Kona Cloud Forest Sanctuary, explore the striking landscape of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

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You can fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can fly to Lahaina.
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Lahaina, Maui — 4 nights

Crown Jewel of 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Kamaole Beach Park III. Escape the urban bustle at Napili Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Maui Tropical Plantation (in Wailuku), Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia) and Wailea Beach (in Wailea). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach, stop by Lahaina Front Street, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lahaina trip itinerary app.

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Glacier National Park.
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Glacier National Park — 2 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail and then explore the activities along Swiftcurrent Falls.

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Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Glacier National Park takes 10.5 hours. Traveling from Lahaina to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahaina in July, plan for much colder nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 6 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Firehole Canyon Drive. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Purple Mountain Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, and trek along Fountain Paint Pot.

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You can fly from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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