20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
2
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 day
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
5
Savannah
— 3 nights
6
Key West
— 2 nights
7
San Antonio
— 2 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at Iolani Palace and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. You'll get in some beach time at Keawaula (Yokohama Beach) and Lanikai Beach. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie--about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, and contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Lanikai Beach, Keawaula (Yokohama Beach)
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Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Keawaula (Yokohama Beach) ©
Keawaula (Yokohama Beach)
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): kick back and relax at El Jardin Del Mar.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Galveston trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Galveston in 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. September in Galveston sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 20th (Thu), take a stroll through Royal Street, then wander the streets of Frenchmen Street, and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

Fly from Galveston to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Galveston in September: highs in New Orleans hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Frenchmen Street ©
Frenchmen Street

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lotz House Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Your inner history buff will appreciate Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Belle Meade Plantation. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, and catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Nashville, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum and Fort Pulaski National Monument. Savannah Historic District and Cathedral of St. John the Baptist will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Savannah: Hilton Head (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Coligny Beach). The adventure continues: see a show at Historic Savannah Theatre and stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery.

To find ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Savannah tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Nashville to Savannah by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Savannah due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in September, Savannah is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

2
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: Dolphin Research Center (in Grassy Key) and The Turtle Hospital (in Marathon). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Key West trip planning tool.

Getting from Savannah to Key West by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Savannah in September, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Marathon
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 1st (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Zedler Mill and then examine the collection at Old Jail Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planner.

Fly from Key West to San Antonio in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West to San Antonio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Key West in October since evenings lows in San Antonio dip to 20°C. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums

Side Trips

National Museum of the Pacific War, Zedler Mill, Old Jail Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Zedler Mill ©
Zedler Mill
Old Jail Museum ©
Old Jail Museum

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