20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
5
New York City
— 3 nights

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Zurich to San Francisco. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Koko Crater Railway Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Visit Lanikai Beach and Waikiki Beach for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Kailua to see Kayaking & Canoeing about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, trek along Diamond Head State Monument, and admire the verdant scenery at Nu’uanu Pali.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Honolulu road trip planning website.

Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 35°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Kailua, Nu’uanu Pali
Highlights from your plan
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ho'okipa Beach Park and Kahekili Beach Park. Do your shopping at Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co and Maui Hands. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Kamaole Beach Park III (in Kihei) and Wailea Beach Path (in Wailea). There's still lots to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, view the masterpieces at Maui On Metal, and get engrossed in the history at Baldwin Home Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lahaina attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kamaole Beach Park III, Parasailing & Paragliding, Wailea Beach Path
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Kamaole Beach Park III ©
Kamaole Beach Park III

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Oak Creek Vista Point. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park and Son Silver West Gallery. Step out of Sedona with an excursion to Jerome State Historic Park in Jerome--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Kachina House, hike along Doe Mountain Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fay Canyon Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Lahaina to Sedona by flight takes about 11.5 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Lahaina to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahaina in July, you will find days in Sedona are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, Jerome State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at DM Weil Gallery and Alex Ferrone Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Bushkill Falls and Hawk's Nest Highway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge (in Shirley), Adams Fairacre Farms (in Poughkeepsie) and Golden Fish Gallery (in Milford). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market and identify plant and animal life at Sam's Point Preserve.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planning website.

Getting from Sedona to New York City by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sedona to New York City. Traveling from Sedona in July, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Alex Ferrone Gallery, DM Weil Gallery, Adams Fairacre Farms, Hawk's Nest Highway
Highlights from your plan
Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market
Sam's Point Preserve ©
Sam's Point Preserve

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