31 days in North America Itinerary

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Custer, United States
— 1 night
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 5 nights
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— 3 nights
Drive
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Medford, United States
— 2 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, United States
— 3 nights
Fly
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Lahaina, United States
— 4 nights
Fly to Edmonton, Bus to Jasper National Park
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Jasper National Park, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yoho National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 5 nights
Bus to Calgary, Fly to New York City

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Custer, United States — 1 night

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 1st (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Iron Mountain Road, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Custer trip planner.

New York City to Custer is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Custer due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect nights in Custer to be much colder, around 51°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park, United States — 5 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Old Faithful and Midway Geyser Basin. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grand Prismatic Spring and Norris Geyser Basin. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Sapphire Pool, contemplate the waterfront views at Cistern Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Star Spring, and trek along Mystic Falls Trail.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online road trip planner.

You can fly from Custer to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer in August, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park, United States — 3 nights

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Bridalveil Fall. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Yosemite, Tunnel View and Sentinel Dome. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gaylor Lake.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online route planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Medford.
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Medford, United States — 2 nights

Medford is a city in, and county seat of, Jackson County, Oregon, United States. On the 11th (Fri), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bridge Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Rogue River and then see the interesting displays at Southern Oregon Historical Society.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Medford trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Medford. In August, Medford is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 93°F and lows of 60°F. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, United States — 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Appreciate the collections at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Lanikai Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Koko Crater Railway Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Medford to Honolulu. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Medford to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Medford in August: highs in Honolulu hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly to Lahaina.
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Lahaina, United States — 4 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Zipline and Napili Beach will thrill your kids. Escape the urban bustle at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Parasailing & Paragliding. And it doesn't end there: hike along Kapalua Coastal Trail, identify plant and animal life at Honolua Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 2.5 hours. In August in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jasper National Park.
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Jasper National Park, Canada — 5 nights

The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maligne Canyon and Goat Lick. Get outdoors at Athabasca Falls and Pyramid and Patricia Lakes. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whistlers Peak, head outdoors with Old Fort Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Horseshoe Lake, and hike along Jasper Discovery Trail.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Jasper National Park travel route builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Lahaina to Jasper National Park takes 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Lahaina to Jasper National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lahaina in August, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Jasper National Park: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yoho National Park.
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Yoho National Park, Canada — 2 nights

Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Takakkaw Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceline Trail, and then explore the activities along Emerald Lake. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Sherbrooke Lake, stroll through Paget Peak, and then contemplate the long history of Burgess Shale.

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You can drive from Jasper National Park to Yoho National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in August: highs in Yoho National Park hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Banff National Park.
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Banff National Park, Canada — 5 nights

Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Banff Avenue and Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Minnewanka and Bow Falls. There's much more to do: trek along Mount St. Piran, stroll through Mount Fairview, take in the awesome beauty at Temple Mountain, and take a memorable drive along Bow Valley Parkway.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Banff National Park road trip planning website.

You can drive from Yoho National Park to Banff National Park in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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