42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
3
Page
— 4 nights
4
Sedona
— 3 nights
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 5 nights
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
7
Marathon
— 3 nights
8
Key West
— 5 nights
9
Charleston
— 4 nights
10
Savannah
— 2 nights
11
St. Augustine
— 4 nights

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Step out of Gatlinburg with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg online tour planner.

Richmond to Gatlinburg is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, River Rafting & Tubing, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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River Rafting & Tubing
Parrot Mountain & Gardens ©
Parrot Mountain & Gardens
Zipline

3
nights
Las Vegas

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: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). There's much more to do: enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, don't miss a visit to Hoover Dam Bypass, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning site.

Fly from Gatlinburg to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Gatlinburg in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
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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.
Page is known for nature, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon, stroll through Horseshoe Bend, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the striking landscape at Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip planning app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Page in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Page is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect Page to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. You'll set off for Sedona on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
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. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, thenadmire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Page to Sedona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Spas & Wellness
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

5
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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 Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and Lahaina Front Street. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Helicopter Tours (in Kahului), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kihei) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Glass Mango Designs, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, and kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sedona to Lahaina takes 11.5 hours. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sedona to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sedona, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lahaina, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Scuba & Snorkeling, Haleakala Crater
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 17:
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Maria Lanakila Catholic Church ©
Maria Lanakila Catholic Church
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hula Daddy Kona Coffee and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Rider Inc, look for gifts at The Cindy Coats Gallery, 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.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona trip planner.

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hula Daddy Kona Coffee
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 20:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hula Daddy Kona Coffee ©
Hula Daddy Kona Coffee
Ocean Rider Inc ©
Ocean Rider Inc

3
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin Research Center and Old Seven Mile Bridge. Step out of Marathon to go to Islamorada and see Fishing Charters & Tours, which is approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Sombrero Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon day trip app.

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Marathon in 16.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Marathon. In June, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Bahia Honda State Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge

5
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Kayaking & Canoeing. Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, cast your line with a fishing tour, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Key West online trip maker.

Drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Middleton Place. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, hunt for treasures at Charleston City Market, and contemplate the long history of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Charleston day trip tool.

You can fly from Key West to Charleston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Key West in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Charleston, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Joe Riley Waterfront Park ©
Joe Riley Waterfront Park
Walking tours
Middleton Place ©
Middleton Place

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, stroll around Forsyth Park, thenwander the streets of Savannah Historic District, and finally make a trip to Historic River Street. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, and then kick back and relax at Tybee Island Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Savannah attractions planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Tybee Island
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Walking tours

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Explore hidden gems such as St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Go for a jaunt from St. Augustine to Daytona Beach to see Beach at Daytona Beach about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Fort Matanzas National Monument. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and don't miss a visit to St. George Street.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the St. Augustine journey builder website.

Getting from Savannah to St. Augustine by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in St. Augustine, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Beach at Daytona Beach
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St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument

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