USA Holiday 2012

a trip by Andrew Spanner
From: June 15th 2012
Until: July 15th 2012

Traveling from Brisbane to LAX then across to Washington DC where we will be staying for 3 nights in Virginia near the Pentagon. We then take the drive up to New York via Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. We will be on a Carnival Cruise to Eastern Carribean from NYC then fly to Denver for 4th July and then start our Wild West road trip visiting the following states Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Utah before flying back to LAX and home again.

In total we will visit 14 new states as we work towards seeing all of USA's 50 states. Whilst in NYC we will see a Yankees game, a Broadway show or two. Our cruise will be visiting Puerto Rico, US Virgin Isalnds and Turks and Caicos Island. The road trip will include visiting Mt Rushmore, Deadwood (famous for Calamity Jane), Buffalo and Cody made famous by Buffalo Bill and Yellowstone National Park as we enter from the Beartooth Highway (USA # 1 scenic drive). Road trip ends in Salt Lake City after driving through Grand Teton National Park.

Trip Length: 4 weeks
Blog Entries: 29
Photos: 310
Words: 20907

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
June 15th 2012 Day 1 - Brisbane to LAX North America » United States » California » Los Angeles
June 16th 2012 Day 2 - Los Angeles to Washington DC North America » United States » District of Columbia » Washington D.C.
June 17th 2012 Day 3 - Washington DC (Day # 1) North America » United States » District of Columbia » Washington D.C.
June 18th 2012 Day 4 - Washington DC (Day # 2) North America » United States » District of Columbia » Washington D.C.
June 19th 2012 Day 5 - Washington DC to New York North America » United States » New York » New York
June 20th 2012 Day 6 - New York (Day # 1) North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan
June 21st 2012 Day 7 - New York (Day # 2) North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan
June 22nd 2012 Day 8 - New York (Day # 3) North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan
June 23rd 2012 Day 9 - Carnival Miracle Cruise (Day # 1) North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan
June 24th 2012 Day 10 - Carnival Miracle Cruise (Day # 2) Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » North Atlantic
June 25th 2012 Day 11 - Carnival Miracle Cruise (Day # 3) Oceans and Seas » Caribbean
June 26th 2012 Day 12 - Carnival Miracle Cruise (Day # 4) Central America Caribbean » Puerto Rico » San Juan » Old San Juan
June 27th 2012 Day 13 - Carnival Miracle Cruise (Day # 5) Central America Caribbean » US Virgin Islands » Saint Thomas
June 28th 2012 Day 14 - Carnival Miracle Cruise (Day # 6) Central America Caribbean » Turks & Caicos » Grand Turk
June 29th 2012 Day 15 - Carnival Miracle Cruise (Day # 7) Oceans and Seas » Caribbean
June 30th 2012 Day 16 - Carnival Miracle Cruise (Day # 8) Oceans and Seas » Atlantic » North Atlantic
July 1st 2012 Day 17 - Back in New York City (Cruise Finished) North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan
July 2nd 2012 Day 18 - Last Day in New York North America » United States » New York » New York » Manhattan
July 3rd 2012 Day 19 - Off to Colorado North America » United States » Colorado » Denver
July 4th 2012 Day 20 - 4th July in Denver North America » United States » Colorado » Denver
July 5th 2012 Day 21 - Wild West Road Trip - Driving to Black Hills South Dakota North America » United States » South Dakota » Keystone
July 6th 2012 Day 22 - Black Hills South Dakota North America » United States » South Dakota » Keystone
July 7th 2012 Day 23 - Driving to Buffalo Wyoming North America » United States » Wyoming » Buffalo
July 8th 2012 Day 24 - Driving to Cody Wyoming North America » United States » Wyoming » Cody
July 9th 2012 Day 25 - Driving to Yellowstone National Park (inc Beartooth Highway) North America » United States » Wyoming » Yellowstone National Park
July 10th 2012 Day 26 - Yellowstone National Park North America » United States » Wyoming » Yellowstone National Park
July 11th 2012 Day 27 - Driving to Jackson Hole North America » United States » Wyoming » Jackson Hole
July 12th 2012 Day 28 - Driving to Salt Lake City & on to Los Angeles North America » United States » Utah » Salt Lake City
July 13th 2012 Day 29 - The final countdown North America » United States » California » Los Angeles » LAX
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