18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
3
Sedona
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
5
Key West
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h
8
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu travel planning tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Honolulu is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14 hours traveling from Dubai to Honolulu. When traveling from Dubai in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, immerse yourself in nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Puukohola Heiau. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona trip itinerary website .

Fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. April in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Puukohola Heiau
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Renee Taylor Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, appreciate the extensive heritage of Oak Creek Vista Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip maker tool .

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Sedona by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 12 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 3 hours. While traveling from Kailua-Kona, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Walnut Canyon National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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 14th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of El Santuario de Chimayo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santo Nino Chapel, then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe day trip planning tool .

Getting from Sedona to Santa Fe by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In April, Santa Fe is little chillier than Sedona - with highs of 22°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chimayo
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along The Overseas Highway and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Key West tour planner .

You can fly from Santa Fe to Key West in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe to Key West, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santa Fe in April, expect nights in Key West to be warmer, around 27°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

2
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 18th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon online tour planner .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Marathon sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Bonaventure Cemetery. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Speed Boats Tours. Explore Savannah's surroundings by going to Hilton Head (Coligny Beach & Hilton Head Island Bike Trails). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, stroll through Forsyth Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, and steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Savannah trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Marathon to Savannah in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Marathon in April, things will get little chillier in Savannah: highs are around 29°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then admire all the interesting features of Central Park. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Savannah to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in April, expect New York City to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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