20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
2
Kihei, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Marathon
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
8
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Artist Point and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Manchester to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in September, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Lehardy's Rapids ©
Lehardy's Rapids

2
nights
Kihei, Maui

Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then kick back and relax at Wailea Beach. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, then make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kihei day trip app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Kihei takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Kihei due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Kihei reach 38°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Visit Battleship Missouri Memorial and Iolani Palace for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Polynesian Cultural Center and Kailua Beach Park. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Waianae to see Swim with Dolphins about 52 minutes away. There's more to do: examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu day trip website .

Fly from Kihei to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Honolulu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Swim with Dolphins, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Polynesian Cultural Center ©
Polynesian Cultural Center

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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 9th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona day trip planning site .

You can fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 11th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Santa Fe takes 12.5 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Santa Fe, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kailua-Kona in September: highs in Santa Fe hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

2
nights
Key West

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. You'll explore and learn at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. It doesn't end there: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and cruise along The Overseas Highway.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Key West trip maker site .

You can fly from Santa Fe to Key West in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Santa Fe to Key West. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Fe in September: highs in Key West hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Marathon trip planner .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Marathon to New York City in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Marathon in September, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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
Times Square ©
Times Square

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