20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
2
Kekaha, Kauai
— 1 night
3
Hanalei, Kauai
— 2 nights
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
7
Minneapolis
— 1 day
8
Columbus
— 1 day
9
Washington DC
— 1 night
10
New York City
— 3 nights

2
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and then kick back and relax at Kailua Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, thengo for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary maker app.

Chennai, India to Honolulu is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 15.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chennai in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kekaha.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

1
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Kekaha, Kauai

Kekaha is a census-designated place in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kekaha travel planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Kekaha in 3.5 hours. September in Kekaha sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Hanalei.

Things to do in Kekaha

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Waimea Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

2
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Hanakapiai Falls, thenstroll through Tunnels Beach, and then stroll through Hanalei Beach.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanalei holiday planner.

You can drive from Kekaha to Hanalei in 2 hours. In September in Hanalei, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, thentake a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, thenexamine the collection at Exploratorium, and then get great views at Twin Peaks.

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Traveling by flight from Hanalei to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hanalei to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hanalei in September, with highs in San Francisco at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, thenlearn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, thenkick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles sightseeing planning tool.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas visit planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
day
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, immerse yourself in nature at Crosby Farm Regional Park, thenidentify plant and animal life at The Raptor Center, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kordiak County Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis tour planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Minneapolis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in Minneapolis hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Kordiak County Park
Highlights from your plan
Crosby Farm Regional Park ©
Crosby Farm Regional Park
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
The Raptor Center ©
The Raptor Center

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Columbus

Columbus ©
Columbus is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): learn about all things military at National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Columbus trip planning app.

Fly from Minneapolis to Columbus in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Columbus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in September: high temperatures in Columbus hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center ©

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, thenget engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Washington DC vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Columbus to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. While traveling from Columbus, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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