15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Oslo
Fly:  25​h
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  5​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 1 night
subway + Fly:  13​h 30​min
Oslo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lahaina travel itinerary planner

Oslo, Norway to Lahaina is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Oslo to Lahaina. When traveling from Oslo in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Lahaina, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Visit Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Kealakekua Bay for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona trip itinerary planner

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. June in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Puako, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kealakekua Bay
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Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bright Angel Trail and Powell Point. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in June, Grand Canyon National Park is colder at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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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.
On the 1st (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Horseshoe Bend, then take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Page trip itinerary maker tool

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Page hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 4th (Wed), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Page to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Page in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be little chillier, around 16°C, while days are much colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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