20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Chandigarh
Fly:  29​h
Poipu, Kauai
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 30​min
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Marathon
— 1 night
Fly:  31​h
Chandigarh

3
days
Poipu, Kauai

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Step out of the city life by going to Waimea Canyon State Park and Spouting Horn. Spend the 29th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Makawehi Bluff, enjoy the sand and surf at Poipu Beach Park, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Poipu itinerary planner.

Chandigarh, India to Poipu is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Chandigarh to Poipu, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In January in Poipu, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Waimea Canyon State Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waimea Canyon State Park
Makawehi Bluff

3
days
Kihei, Maui

Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at O'o Farm and Parasailing & Paragliding. Step out of the city life by going to Haleakala Crater and Ka'anapali Beach. Explore Kihei's surroundings by going to Lahaina (Lahaina Front Street & Lahaina Banyan Court). It doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kihei online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Poipu to Kihei in 2 hours. In January in Kihei, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Haleakala Crater, O'o Farm
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater
Ka'anapali Beach
O'o Farm

3
days
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Step out of the city life by going to Kilauea Iki Trailhead and Pu'u Huluhulu trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and Hilo Coffee Mill. Venture out of the city with trips to Holei Sea Arch (in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park) and Jagger Museum (in Volcano). There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hilo holiday planner.

Getting from Kihei to Hilo by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. In February in Hilo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Captain Cook.

Things to do in Hilo

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo Coffee Mill, Jagger Museum, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Jagger Museum
Holei Sea Arch

2
days
Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii

A small town with big ocean views, Captain Cook lies on top of an ancient fault line that was responsible for creating the nearby Kealakekua Bay thousands of years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): experience rural life at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, then experience rural life at Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, then experience rural life at Greenwell Farms, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Captain Cook travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hilo to Captain Cook takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Captain Cook

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Greenwell Farms, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Kona Pacific Farmers Cooperative
Kona Coffee Living History Farm

4
days
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.
Visiting Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens will get you outdoors. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, cruise along The Overseas Highway, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and make a trip to Southernmost Point.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Key West custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Captain Cook to Key West in 18.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Captain Cook to Key West. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dry Tortugas National Park

1
day
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach
The Turtle Hospital

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