42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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

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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

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 take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

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 79°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Parrot Mountain & Gardens ©
Parrot Mountain & Gardens
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valley of Fire State Park and Gun Garage. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. And it doesn't end there: push the limits with an extreme tour, stroll through Hoover Dam Bypass, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary tool.

You can 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 when traveling from Gatlinburg to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Gatlinburg in June, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 103°F and lows about 77°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 · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:
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Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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Page

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Page trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Page takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Page due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in June; daily highs in Page reach 96°F and lows reach 69°F. On the 9th (Fri), you're off to Sedona.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 9:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos ©
Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

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, then admire 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 do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Spas & Wellness

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and Glass Mango Designs. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Helicopter Tours (in Kahului), Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kihei). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, and stroll through Ka'anapali Beach.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Sedona to Lahaina takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Sedona in June, expect nights in Lahaina to be about the same, around 72°F, while days are little chillier, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Heart of the Kona Coast

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 85°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

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Marathon

Heart of the Florida Keys

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 Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Marathon to go to Islamorada and see Fishing Charters & Tours, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Seven Mile Bridge, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marathon tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Kailua-Kona to Marathon takes 16.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Marathon. June in Marathon sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge

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Key West

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.
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 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing

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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 6.5 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 73°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 · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 3:
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Joe Riley Waterfront Park ©
Joe Riley Waterfront Park
Walking tours
Middleton Place ©
Middleton Place

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Savannah

Savannah ©

The Hostess City of the South

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, then wander 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, then appreciate 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 91°F, while at night they dip to 74°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 · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
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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 Beach at Daytona Beach. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Fort Matanzas National Monument. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read St. Augustine online tour planner.

Drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in St. Augustine can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument

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