13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montgomery
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  11​h 30​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  15​h
End: Montgomery

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe online trip builder .

Montgomery to Santa Fe is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Montgomery to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Montgomery in September: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 80°F and lows are around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

2
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get a sense of the local culture at Byodo-In Temple and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace and take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip maker website .

Getting from Santa Fe to Honolulu by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Santa Fe to Honolulu. When traveling from Santa Fe in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 76°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Byodo-In Temple, Lanikai Beach, Swim with Dolphins
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Swim with Dolphins
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Byodo-In Temple ©
Byodo-In Temple

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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 Ho'okipa Beach Park. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Pakaloha Bikinis, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, daytime highs in Lahaina are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Ho'okipa Beach Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

4
nights
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Genesis Galleries LLC and The Original Donkey Ball Store. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fishing Charters & Tours and Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation. Venture out of the city with trips to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona driving holiday planner .

Getting from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

The Original Donkey Ball Store, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Genesis Galleries LLC
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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