9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Houston
Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
Custer
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  10​h 30​min
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
Houston

1
day
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Custer trip planner.

Houston to Custer is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Custer. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Houston in June: high temperatures in Custer hover around 71°F and lows are around 46°F. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel to Page.

Things to do in Custer

#Parks, #Nature, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Windcross Conservancy, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
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Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Windcross Conservancy ©
Windcross Conservancy
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©

1
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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 5th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, and then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Page travel route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Custer to Page in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in June, expect Page to be much hotter, temps between 96°F and 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Page

#Parks, #Nature
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

2
days
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 7th (Thu), stroll through Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then choose your vessel at Robbie's of Islamorada.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Page to Marathon in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Page to Marathon is 2 hours. While traveling from Page, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Marathon, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Robbie's of Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

2
days
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.
On the 9th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, stroll through Fort Zachary Taylor, and then explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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