19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Rome

3
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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and New York Public Library. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through The High Line, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

Rome, Italy to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Rome in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Zachary Taylor and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, cruise along The Overseas Highway, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Key West trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Key West hover around 36°C and lows are around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Lahaina Front Street. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip tool .

You can fly from Key West to Lahaina in 18 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Key West in September since evenings lows in Lahaina dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kihei, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Lanikai Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kailua Beach Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Pupukea to see Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Honolulu day trip planning site .

Fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Shark Diving
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Muir Woods National Monument and Twin Peaks. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stop by Exploratorium, wander the streets of SoMa, and step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip tool .

Fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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