31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Cape Town
Fly:  29​h
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 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
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Sedona
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Savannah
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Cape Town

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 2nd (Mon): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip itinerary planner

Cape Town, South Africa to San Francisco is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town to San Francisco, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
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 Napili Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Haleakala Crater. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina trip itinerary builder website

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Lahaina in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In July, Lahaina is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Haleakala Crater, Zipline, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

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 8th (Sun), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and then stroll through Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona trip builder website

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. In July, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lower Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. Step out of Grand Canyon National Park to go to Page and see Antelope Canyon, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: hike along South Kaibab Trail and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route builder app

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect much colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Kailua-Kona in July, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Page
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

1
day
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock and then take an unorthodox tour of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip website

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Sedona at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

2
days
Key West

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, then browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along The Overseas Highway and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Key West vacation app

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Sedona to Key West in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sedona to Key West is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Sedona in July, with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
days
Savannah

Savannah ©
Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Pulaski National Monument and Savannah Historic District. Explore hidden gems such as Coligny Beach and Tybee Island Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Hilton Head) and Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island). There's more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Savannah day trip planning app

You can fly from Key West to Savannah in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Savannah, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tybee Island, Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

2
days
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Castillo de San Marcos, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine attractions tool

Traveling by car from Savannah to St. Augustine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in St. Augustine, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan

5
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ponquogue Beach and Cupsogue Beach County Park. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, stroll through Central Park, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from St. Augustine to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cupsogue Beach County Park, Ponquogue Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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