21 days in Las Vegas, New Mexico & Hawaii Itinerary

21 days in Las Vegas, New Mexico & Hawaii Itinerary

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21 days in Las Vegas, New Mexico & Hawaii Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Poipu, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: London


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3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip app .

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In November, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, then wander the streets of Albuquerque Old Town, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at La Cumbre Brewing Company.

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Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Albuquerque takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Albuquerque due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in November; daily highs in Albuquerque reach 17°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Neighborhoods
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Wailea Beach in Wailea (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach, see some colorful creatures with Sammy Scuba Diving, and don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lahaina trip planning tool .

Getting from Albuquerque to Lahaina by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Albuquerque to Lahaina, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Albuquerque in November: high temperatures in Lahaina hover around 32°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maui Ocean Center, Wailea Beach, Kapalua Beach
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Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

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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.
On the 29th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mokuaikaua Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with Big Island Divers, discover the deep blue sea with Kona Diving Company, and then see Kona Boys.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona online trip itinerary builder .

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. In November, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kona Boys
Highlights from your plan
Big Island Divers ©
Big Island Divers
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Kona Diving Company ©
Kona Diving Company

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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 1st (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Volcano Art Center Gallery, see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, then look for gifts at Hilo Coffee Mill, then take in the exciting artwork at Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery, and finally pick up some local products at Hilo Farmers Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, look and learn at Imiloa Astronomy Center, and then admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hilo trip planner .

You can drive from Kailua-Kona to Hilo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 23°C in Hilo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hilo

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Jagger Museum, Hilo Coffee Mill, Volcano Art Center Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Volcano Art Center Gallery ©
Volcano Art Center Gallery

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kailua Beach Park). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, appreciate the history behind King Kamehameha Statue, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Hilo to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

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nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach, kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, and then whizz through the canopy at Skyline Eco Adventures. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with Fathom Five Divers, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kalapaki Beach, and then look for gifts at Kapaia Stitchery.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Poipu online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Poipu takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Poipu can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lihue, Fathom Five Divers
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Fathom Five Divers ©
Fathom Five Divers

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