15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
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Las Vegas
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Napa
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Hana
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Lahaina
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Denver

— 3 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Idaho Springs (Summit Lake Park, River Rafting & Tubing, &more), Colorado Springs (U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum & Garden of the Gods) and Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour (in Georgetown). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Estes Park Guided Tours, and go deep underground at Hidee Gold Mine.

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Dallas to Denver is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in August: highs in Denver hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, then try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Denver - with highs of 101°F and lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Napa.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Napa

— 3 nights

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Napa: Safari West (in Santa Rosa), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). Dedicate the 20th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. It doesn't end there: do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Napa tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Napa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Napa at 79°F and lows at 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can fly to Hana.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hana

— 3 nights
Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
Take a break from Hana with a short trip to Haleakala Crater in Haleakala National Park, about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Wai'anapanapa State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Hanawi Falls, stroll through Pools at Ohe'o, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wananalua Congregational Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hana trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Napa to Hana in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Napa to Hana is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Napa in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Hana: highs are around 90°F and lows about 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hana

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Lahaina

— 2 nights

Crown Jewel of 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Hana to Lahaina in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. August in Lahaina sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Napa Valley travel guide

4.3
Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.

Maui travel guide

4.5
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.