42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Richmond
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Page
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
Sedona
— 3 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  16​h 15​min
Marathon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Charleston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
Richmond

3
days
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, contemplate the long history of The Old Mill, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

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Richmond to Gatlinburg is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, River Rafting & Tubing, Blueridge Parkway
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River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline
Parrot Mountain & Gardens

3
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Gatlinburg to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Gatlinburg in June, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 102°F and 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Sightseeing Nature

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
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Valley of Fire State Park
Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam Bypass

4
days
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos. When in Page, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Marble Canyon, approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: trek along Horseshoe Bend, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

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Fly from Las Vegas to Page in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Page due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in June; daily highs in Page reach 92°F and lows reach 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos, River Rafting & Tubing
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Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lower Antelope Canyon

2
days
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

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Getting from Page to Sedona by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. June in Sedona sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Lahaina.

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Parks Nature Sightseeing
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Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

4
days
Lahaina, 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Parasailing & Paragliding. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park), Helicopter Tours (in Kahului) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kihei). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, look for gifts at Glass Mango, pause for some serene contemplation at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sedona to Lahaina in 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lahaina: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kihei, Parasailing & Paragliding, Helicopter Tours, Haleakala Crater
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Ka'anapali Beach
Helicopter Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
days
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm. Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, experience rural life at Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 3.5 hours. June in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Hula Daddy Kona Coffee
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Zipline

4
days
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Explore hidden gems such as The Turtle Hospital and Fishing Charters & Tours. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Kailua-Kona to Marathon in 16.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in June, expect nights in Marathon to be about the same, around 79°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
The Turtle Hospital
Bahia Honda State Park

4
days
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Truman Little White House. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor.

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You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Charleston.

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Outdoors Tours Parks
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dry Tortugas National Park

3
days
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Explore hidden gems such as Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge and Middleton Place. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Charleston City Market, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, and settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

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You can fly from Key West to Charleston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Key West in June since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Savannah.

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Sightseeing Parks Historic Sites
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Riley Waterfront Park
Middleton Place
Charleston City Market

2
days
Savannah

Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, stroll through Forsyth Park, then wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, and finally don't miss a visit to River Street Savannah. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and then kick back and relax at Tybee Island Beach.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip builder.

Traveling by car from Charleston to Savannah takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Savannah sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 74°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Sightseeing Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Tybee Island
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Fort Pulaski National Monument
Tybee Island Beach

4
days
St. Augustine

St. Step off the beaten path and head to Flagler College and St. George Street. Go for a jaunt from St. Augustine to Daytona Beach to see Beach at Daytona Beach about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Fort Matanzas National Monument. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, steep yourself in history at Castillo de San Marcos, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, and look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

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Drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trip

Beach at Daytona Beach
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Beach at Daytona Beach
Flagler College

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