18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amarillo
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
+4
bus + taxi + bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h
2
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Amarillo

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 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art and then take a stroll through Canyon Road. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe route maker website .

Amarillo to Santa Fe is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Amarillo to Santa Fe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Amarillo in July since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Museum of International Folk Art ©
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

2
nights
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.
On the 5th (Sun), take in the views from Navajo Bridge, have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Page online trip maker .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Santa Fe to Page in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, things will get a bit warmer in Page: highs are around 98°F and lows about 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Navajo Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Swim with Dolphins and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe). There's more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument and contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu day trip app .

Getting from Page to Honolulu by flight takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Page in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Byodo-In Temple, Swim with Dolphins, Kailua Beach Park
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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach 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.
Relax by the water at Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and Lahaina Front Street. Go for a jaunt from Lahaina to Kihei to see Scuba & Snorkeling about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, get interesting insight from Tours, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahaina trip itinerary planner.

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. In July, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Maui Ocean Center, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center

4
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.
Visit Punalu‘U Beach and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Hilo (Rainbow Falls & Akaka Falls State Park). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Punalu‘U Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Horseback Riding Tours and Grand Prismatic Spring. Change things up with a short trip to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone (about 54 minutes away). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary app .

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (73°F), and nights are much colder (39°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Horseback Riding Tours

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