60 days in United States Itinerary

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Custer
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 8 nights
Fly to Fresno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
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Sedona
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Zion National Park
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Moab
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Santa Fe
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Key West
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Savannah
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Custer — 2 nights

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Get in touch with nature at Wildlife Loop Road and Needles Eye Tunnel. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sylvan Lake and Iron Mountain Road. Change things up with a short trip to Presidential Trail in Keystone (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Needles Highway, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Custer attractions planning tool.

Savannah to Custer is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Savannah to Custer, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Savannah in September, you will find days in Custer are a bit cooler (71°F), and nights are cooler (45°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 8 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Loop Road. Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, stroll through Lone Star Geyser, and cruise along Firehole Lake Drive.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Custer in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, Oahu — 7 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Waikiki Beach and Kapiolani Regional Park. USS Arizona Memorial and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Haleiwa (Waimea Valley & Shark Diving) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). There's much more to do: stroll through Koko Crater Railway Trail, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, and kick back and relax at Ala Moana Beach Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip builder website.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Honolulu in 11 hours. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Honolulu reach 88°F and lows reach 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Lahaina.
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Lahaina, Maui — 8 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Kapalua Beach. Visiting Zipline and Honolua Bay will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Kihei (Kamaole Beach Park II & Scuba & Snorkeling), Helicopter Tours (in Kahului) and Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery (in Kula). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach, explore the striking landscape at Nakalele Blowhole, stroll through Napili Beach, and contemplate the geological forces at Haleakala Crater.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahaina holiday builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in September, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 7 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.
Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. On the 30th (Sat), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. The adventure continues: stroll through Half Dome, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park sightseeing site.

Getting from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 13 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lahaina to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahaina in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around 38°F, while days are slightly colder, around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sedona.
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Sedona — 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step out of the city life by going to Devil's Bridge Trail and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Explore hidden gems such as Oak Creek Canyon and Bell Rock. There's lots more to do: trek along Airport Mesa, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock State Park, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona journey planning app.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Sedona with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in Sedona hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 7 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Explore hidden gems such as South Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail. There's much more to do: get great views at Mather Point, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and trek along Bright Angel Point.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip site.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.
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Zion National Park — 2 nights

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 14th (Sat), hike along Angel's Landing, explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park road trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Moab.
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Moab — 4 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step off the beaten path and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Deep Desert Expeditions. Visiting Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Arches National Park Scenic Drive will get you outdoors. Step out of Moab to go to Arches National Park and see Delicate Arch, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, explore the striking landscape at Arches National Park, and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Moab trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zion National Park in October since evenings lows in Moab dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Santa Fe.
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Santa Fe — 3 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bandelier National Monument and then steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Santa Fe tour itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Moab to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. October in Santa Fe sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 41°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Key West.
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Key West — 4 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Get outdoors at The Turtle Hospital and Fort Zachary Taylor. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West driving holiday site.

Getting from Santa Fe to Key West by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Santa Fe to Key West. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Key West, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to fly to Savannah.
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Savannah — 4 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Explore hidden gems such as Coligny Beach and Olde Pink House. Your inner history buff will appreciate City Market and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Venture out of the city with trips to Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island) and Sea Pines Forest Preserve (in Hilton Head). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Historic River Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Congregation Mickve Israel, and steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Savannah trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Key West to Savannah by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Key West in October: high temperatures in Savannah hover around 79°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel 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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