17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Marco Island
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  10​h 30​min
7
Sedona
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, then admire the majestic nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Puukohola National Historic Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona trip planner.

Los Angeles to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, things will get a bit warmer in Kailua-Kona: highs are around 83°F and lows about 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Puukohola National Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kahekili Beach Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Napili Beach. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, get interesting insight from Tours, and don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lahaina online trip builder .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Kihei
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Aurum Geyser and Grand Geyser. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Elephant Back Mountain, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, get great views at Lookout Point, and trek along Osprey Falls Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Yellowstone National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park in 14.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Lahaina in April, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 42°F and lows about 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Key West trip builder .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Key West takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April; daily highs in Key West reach 83°F and lows reach 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Marathon holiday planner .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Marathon sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Marco Island

Marco Island ©
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stroll through South Marco Beach, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Marco Island trip planning app .

You can drive from Marathon to Marco Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Marathon in April, Marco Island is little chillier at night with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
South Marco Beach ©
South Marco Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Devil's Bridge Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sedona trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Marco Island to Sedona in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Marco Island to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Marco Island in April, with highs in Sedona at 72°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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