17 days in Kailua-Kona, Los Angeles & Nashville Itinerary

17 days in Kailua-Kona, Los Angeles & Nashville Itinerary

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17 days in Kailua-Kona, Los Angeles & Nashville Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Kailua-Kona
— 10 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Detroit

10
nights
Kailua-Kona

Kailua-Kona ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Waipiʻo Valley Lookout (in Honokaa) and Steam Vents (in Pahoa).

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona online trip itinerary builder .

Detroit to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Kailua-Kona is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Detroit in May, expect nights in Kailua-Kona to be warmer, around 73°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Waipiʻo Valley Lookout, Steam Vents
Highlights from your plan
Steam Vents ©
Steam Vents
Waipiʻo Valley Lookout ©
Waipiʻo Valley Lookout

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Los Angeles fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Los Angeles takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Los Angeles, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in June, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, get engrossed in the history at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, and wander the streets of Downtown Nashville.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nashville journey maker site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Nashville by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in Nashville to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 88°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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