15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Salzburg
Fly + shuttle:  16​h
1
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
4
Waimea, Kauai
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  26​h
End: Salzburg

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Marathon vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Salzburg, Austria to Marathon is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Salzburg in February, things will get warmer in Marathon: highs are around 30°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Seven Mile Bridge ©
Seven Mile Bridge
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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.
On the 3rd (Mon), stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, then learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Key West online journey planner .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Key West Cemetery ©
Key West Cemetery

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, then examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, then stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Iolani Palace, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Koko Crater Railway Trail, then admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, and finally walk around Ainahau Triangle.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu tour planner .

You can fly from Key West to Honolulu in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Key West to Honolulu. February in Honolulu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Waimea.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
Manoa Falls ©
Manoa Falls

1
night
Waimea, Kauai

Waimea ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, revel in the low prices at Original Red Dirt Shirts, and then admire all the interesting features of Waimea Canyon State Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Waimea trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Honolulu to Waimea in 3 hours. February in Waimea sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Waimea

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Original Red Dirt Shirts
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

2
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, look for gifts at Hilo Coffee Mill, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, then explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), then stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hilo trip builder app .

Getting from Waimea to Hilo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo Coffee Mill, Jagger Museum, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead

4
nights
Kihei, Maui

Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ho'okipa Beach Park and Lahaina Front Street. Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park), Lahaina (Lahaina Banyan Court & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Maui Veterans Cemetery (in Makawao). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kihei online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hilo to Kihei in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. February in Kihei sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. You will leave for home on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Kihei

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lahaina, Haleakala Crater, Helicopter Tours, Maui Veterans Cemetery, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Maui Veterans Cemetery ©
Maui Veterans Cemetery

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