19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly to Merced, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to West Yellowstone
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Kahului
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Lahaina, Maui
— 1 night
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Poipu, Kauai
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu

— 1 night

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): make a trip to Byodo-In Temple and then kick back and relax at Lanikai Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, then examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip maker website.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 20 hours. March in Honolulu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kids will appreciate attractions like El Capitan and Glacier Point. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite Falls and Yosemite, Tunnel View. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park takes 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Honolulu in March, expect Yosemite National Park to be much colder, temps between 13°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Explore hidden gems such as Upper Geyser Basin and Lamar Valley. Bring the kids along to Lookout Point and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 2°C and lows reach -14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tusayan Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Take a break from the city and head to Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. There's much more to do: hike along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation builder site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March, plan for warmer days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 16°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Lahaina, Maui

— 1 night

Crown Jewel of 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.
On the 26th (Thu), kick back and relax at Napili Beach. Keep things going the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina online travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Lahaina in 16 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Lahaina, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March: high temperatures in Lahaina hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Poipu, Kauai

— 3 nights
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 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Poipu day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Poipu takes 4 hours. March in Poipu sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.