20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  12​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 45​min
6
Williamsburg
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Asheville
— 1 night
+3
Drive + Fly + taxi + bus:  7​h
8
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Auckland

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, then stroll through Lanikai Beach, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach and then admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

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Auckland, New Zealand to Honolulu is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 22 hours traveling from Auckland to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in July, expect Honolulu to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the fascinating landscape at Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina road trip planner.

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Zipline

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mau'umae Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona road trip planning tool .

Fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Mau'umae Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
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 23rd (Tue): hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kailua-Kona to San Francisco is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kailua-Kona in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): wander the streets of Times Square and then don't miss a visit to Central Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and then choose your vessel at Tribeca Sailing.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Williamsburg.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

1
day
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
On the 26th (Fri), make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Williamsburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg

1
night
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Sliding Rock, have fun at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine, and then take a peaceful walk through DuPont State Recreational Forest. On your second day here, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville itinerary maker website .

Getting from Williamsburg to Asheville by combination of bus and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Williamsburg in July: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pisgah Forest, Zipline, DuPont State Recreational Forest
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then browse the exhibits of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Frank Butler County Park West, and then kick back and relax at Crescent Beach Public Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine driving holiday planner .

Getting from Asheville to St. Augustine by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Asheville in July: high temperatures in St. Augustine hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Crescent Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and The Overseas Highway. Attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fort Zachary Taylor make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and explore the gorgeous colors at Vandenberg Wreck.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip planning site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from St. Augustine in July, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

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