11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  9​h
1
Poipu, Kauai
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Phoenix
— 1 day
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 45​min
4
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
6
San Diego
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Seattle

1
night
Poipu, Kauai

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Poipu trip itinerary builder tool .

Seattle to Poipu is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in December, expect Poipu to be much warmer, temps between 79°F and 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Waimea Canyon State Park
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Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Napili Beach and Ka'anapali Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Baby Beach and Lahaina Front Street. It doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

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Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Poipu to Lahaina takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lahaina are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area
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Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area ©
Baby Beach, Sprecklesville Area
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

1
day
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): browse the exhibits of Desert Botanical Garden.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix sightseeing website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Phoenix in 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Lahaina in January, you will find days in Phoenix are a bit cooler (68°F), and nights are much colder (46°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

1
night
Marathon

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 2nd (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park and then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Marathon sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Phoenix to Marathon takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in January, expect Marathon to be a bit warmer, temps between 77°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©

2
nights
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 4th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, then make a trip to Truman Little White House, and then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Key West travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Key West sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
day
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Key West to San Diego in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Key West to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Key West in January; daily highs in San Diego reach 67°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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