16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
4
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
5
New Orleans
— 1 night
6
Marathon
— 1 night
7
Key West
— 3 nights

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.
On the 11th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, thenget to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe route planning site.

Evansville to Santa Fe is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Evansville to Santa Fe is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Evansville in April, Santa Fe is a bit cooler at night with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

2
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.
USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Shark Diving (in Haleiwa). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and shop like a local with Saturday Farmer's Market KCC.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu driving holiday planner.

Getting from Santa Fe to Honolulu by flight takes about 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Honolulu is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Santa Fe in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Honolulu, with highs around °F, while nights are warmer with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Scuba & Snorkeling
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

2
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.
On the 16th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina trip builder app.

Fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Lahaina are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

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.
On the 18th (Sat), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, and then stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

Plan a Hilo trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Hilo takes 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Jagger Museum
Highlights from your plan
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

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.
On the 20th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, thenstroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and finally wander the streets of Garden District.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans day trip app.

Fly from Hilo to New Orleans in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Hilo in April: highs in New Orleans hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Garden District ©
Garden District

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 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Marathon trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Marathon takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Marathon. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Marathon, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Step out of the city life by going to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and The Overseas Highway. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, make a trip to Southernmost Point, and take a tour of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Key West trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Key West are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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