15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Milan
Fly + bus:  28​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Milan

3
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Powell Point and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner .

Milan, Italy to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 8 hours. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Milan - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
days
Page

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bend, take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Page holiday planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Page reach 39°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

2
days
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Page to Kailua-Kona takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Page to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Page in August, plan for slightly colder days in Kailua-Kona, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Puako
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)

3
days
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and Napili Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Lahaina, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. August in Lahaina sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kihei, Zipline
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco sightseeing tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to San Francisco in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lahaina to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahaina in August, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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