14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  6​h
3
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  9​h
4
Santa Fe
— 1 day
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip maker website .

Melbourne, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in October since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
day
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.
On the 6th (Tue), look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West, then browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and finally explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Key West is 1 hour. In October, Key West is a bit warmer than New Orleans - with highs of 35°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway

2
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Key West, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

1
day
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 10th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe online journey planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from New York City to Santa Fe takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 5°C in Santa Fe. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

1
night
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 11th (Sun): kick back and relax at Kahekili Beach Park, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, then stop by Honolulu Cookie Company Front Street, and finally take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then stroll through Napili Beach.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lahaina trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Santa Fe to Lahaina takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Santa Fe to Lahaina. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Fe in October: highs in Lahaina hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battleship Missouri Memorial and Kailua Beach Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Opana Radar Site (in Kawela Bay), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Byodo-In Temple, Kailua Beach Park, Opana Radar Site
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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