18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Poipu, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Wailuku, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
4
Page
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wailua Falls and Zipline. Explore Poipu's surroundings by going to Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Kauai Coffee Company, walk around Poipu Beach Park, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Poipu online trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Poipu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Poipu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Poipu: highs are around 31°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Wailuku.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Kayaking & Canoeing, Wailua Falls, Waimea Canyon State Park, Kauai Coffee Company
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls
Zipline

3
nights
Wailuku, Maui

Wailuku ©
Wailuku is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Napili Beach and Lahaina Front Street. Venture out of the city with trips to Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Lahaina (Zipline & Lahaina Banyan Court). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, sample the fine beverages at Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center.

Before you visit Wailuku, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Poipu to Wailuku in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Wailuku are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Wailuku

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Haleakala Crater, Helicopter Tours, Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

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 3rd (Sun), admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, admire all the interesting features of Saddle Road, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, and then go for a walk through Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Wailuku to Hilo in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Hilo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Saddle Road, Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Jagger Museum, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©

1
day
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Page itinerary planning app .

Fly from Hilo to Page in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Hilo to Page, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hilo in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Page, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Change things up with a short trip to Painted Desert in Petrified Forest National Park (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: trek along Devil's Bridge Trail, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and admire all the interesting features of Oak Creek Canyon.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sedona trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Page to Sedona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, daytime highs in Sedona are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Painted Desert, Walnut Canyon National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Key West side-trips: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Islamorada) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Key West in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sedona to Key West, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sedona in May, expect nights in Key West to be much hotter, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

The Turtle Hospital, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

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