June is jumping in the States, simply take your pick for a grand ol' time

Nationwide, June is considered one of the best months for travel as temperatures and tourist numbers haven’t hit their mid-year peak but are perfect for lively entertainment and appreciating the great outdoors. No matter if it's the old-school east coast or the new-age west coast, you're almost guaranteed to have balmy weather. The climbing summer temperatures also mean it’s not too hot yet for a myriad of arts, history and music tours in the South and warm enough to enjoy those often frosty Pacific Northwest must-see sights.

Top United States tours in June 2024

Departing Days From NZD
2 Jun 2024
Hiking and Camping in Utah
6 3905
3 Jun 2024
Hiking and Backpacking Utah's Coyote Gulch
4 2880
3 Jun 2024
Hiking and Backpacking North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains
3 1770
5 Jun 2024
Hiking and Backpacking in Yellowstone
4 2655
5 Jun 2024
Best of Western USA
10 6995
5946
5 Jun 2024
Western USA National Parks Loop
5 3545
3014
6 Jun 2024
Zion Glamping Adventure
4 3555
3022
9 Jun 2024
Alaska Hike, Bike & Kayak
6 5255
4467
9 Jun 2024
Hiking in Denali National Park
6 5085
4323
9 Jun 2024
Best of California's National Parks
6 3665
3116
10 Jun 2024
Hiking the Best of Great Smoky Mountains National Park
5 5685
10 Jun 2024
Hiking in Yellowstone
5 6340
11 Jun 2024
LA to Vegas Adventure
5 2210
1879
11 Jun 2024
Wild Western USA
11 3955
3362
11 Jun 2024
Las Vegas to San Fran: Parks, Canyons, Valleys
8 6200
4960
11 Jun 2024
Western USA Highlights
18 7565
6431
13 Jun 2024
Epic American West
Ages 18 to 35
16 5325
4527
13 Jun 2024
Real San Francisco to LA
Ages 18 to 35
13 4165
3541
15 Jun 2024
Utah Parks Circuit
8 3700
2960
15 Jun 2024
Best of Alaska
10 9185
7808
15 Jun 2024
Utah, Nevada & California
14 5440
4624
16 Jun 2024
Real Big Apple to Big Easy
Ages 18 to 35
10 4100
3485
16 Jun 2024
Vegas to San Fran
6 1790
1522
16 Jun 2024
South Dakota to Yellowstone Parks Explorer
6 5255
4467
16 Jun 2024
Great American West
12 11425
9712
16 Jun 2024
Yellowstone and Grand Tetons Adventure
6 5425
4883
16 Jun 2024
Hiking in Yosemite National Park
5 3970
3375
17 Jun 2024
Hiking in the Grand Canyon: North & South Rims
5 5150
19 Jun 2024
Hiking and Camping in Yellowstone
5 3690
20 Jun 2024
Alaska Discovery
8 7030
6327
22 Jun 2024
Best of Montana
6 5700
4560
24 Jun 2024
Hiking the Best of the Grand Canyon
3 3255
25 Jun 2024
Real California Coastal Road Trip
Ages 18 to 35
4 1325
1127
25 Jun 2024
Hike New Hampshire's Appalachian Trail and Presidential Peaks
4 3135
29 Jun 2024
San Francisco to Seattle
9 6395
5116

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From 1 January 2023, Intrepid will no longer require travellers to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 (excluding all Polar trips and select adventure cruises).

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If you are eligible for the Visa Waiver Program, you must obtain an authorisation letter confirming you have been approved to travel. Authorisation letters can be obtained by submitting an application through the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation, also known as ESTA. It takes roughly 20 minutes to apply and you'll need to complete the application before you travel to the States.

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Tipping is very much a part of the culture in the US. Tips are expected at restaurants, cafes, and diners, as well as by taxi drivers, valet attendants, porters, and hotel maids. People working in the service industry generally are generally paid a wage that is lower than the country's minimum wage and therefore rely upon tips as a major source of their income. In general, leave 15-20% of the bill at places serving food and a few dollars for hotel staff who provide a personal service like carrying bags or cleaning your room.

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Internet access is excellent in the US, and internet cafes and Wi-Fi hot spots are easily found in most cities and major towns.

Major credit cards are widely accepted by stores in the US. Smaller cafes and shops may not accept credit cards, so ensure you carry enough cash to cover small purchases. If you need to withdraw cash, ATMs in major cities are abundant.

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