17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  21​h
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel and then shop like a local with Monroe Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: 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 admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Santa Fe travel route builder .

Sydney, Australia to Santa Fe is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Santa Fe is minus 17 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Santa Fe, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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.
Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Truman Little White House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scuba & Snorkeling and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor and take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West planner .

You can fly from Santa Fe to Key West in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Santa Fe in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Key West, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get some historical perspective at Olde Pink House and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Mickve Israel Temple. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island) and Hilton Head (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Coligny Beach). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery and stroll around Forsyth Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Savannah takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Key West in April, expect Savannah to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

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.
Get some cultural insight at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Visit USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Waikiki Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu online trip maker .

Getting from Savannah to Honolulu by flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Savannah to Honolulu. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Savannah in April, with highs in Honolulu at 33°C and lows at 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Ho'okipa Beach Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step off the beaten path and head to Napili Beach and Lahaina Front Street. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lahaina attractions planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. April in Lahaina sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, then immerse yourself in nature at Akaka Falls State Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Laupahoehoe Beach Park. On your second day here, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilo travel route builder site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Hilo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Hilo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Jagger Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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