15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Provincetown
— 2 nights
2
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
4
Key West
— 2 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights

2
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): kick back and relax at Coast Guard Beach. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Point, and then kick back and relax at Race Point Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Provincetown online itinerary planner.

Washington DC to Provincetown is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in August, with highs in Provincetown at 78°F and lows at 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Coast Guard Beach
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Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach

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Hilton Head

Hilton Head ©
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
On the 3rd (Thu), shake up your sightseeing with ZipLine Hilton Head, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach.

To see ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Provincetown to Hilton Head takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Provincetown in September, with highs in Hilton Head at 84°F and lows at 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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ZipLine Hilton Head ©
ZipLine Hilton Head
Spas
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Marathon travel route planning website.

Getting from Hilton Head to Marathon by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Hilton Head in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Marathon: highs are around 90°F and lows about 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Zachary Taylor, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway. On the next day, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip planner.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in September, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

6
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Upper Geyser Basin and Firehole Canyon Drive. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, get great views at Lookout Point, indulge in some personalized pampering at Boiling River, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning app.

You can fly from Key West to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Key West to Yellowstone National Park. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Key West in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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