21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Marathon
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
8
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Halifax

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.
On the 30th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, then examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, then steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Kailua Beach Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu road trip app .

Halifax, Canada to Honolulu is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 6 hours. In March, Honolulu is much warmer than Halifax - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Beaches Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and Lahaina Front Street. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kahekili Beach Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Wailea Beach (in Wailea) and Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina journey website .

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): stop by Hilo Coffee Mill, take in the exciting artwork at Volcano Garden Arts, examine the collection at Jagger Museum, then admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, then admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Laupahoehoe Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hilo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Hilo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Volcano, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Hilo Coffee Mill
Highlights from your plan
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum

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 6th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, admire the majestic nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, and then take in the exciting artwork at Genesis Galleries LLC. 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 discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Hilo to Kailua-Kona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Genesis Galleries LLC
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Kanaloa Octopus Farm ©
Kanaloa Octopus Farm
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Barrio de Analco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, then examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Kailua-Kona to Santa Fe takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in April, plan for slightly colder days in Santa Fe, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): cruise along The Overseas Highway, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary site .

Getting from Santa Fe to Key West by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Fe in April: highs in Key West hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Marathon travel planner .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Marathon, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks 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

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Museum-lovers will appreciate Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and The Lightner Museum. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Augustine Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach. Step out of St. Augustine with an excursion to Stetson Mansion in DeLand--about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Fort Matanzas National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our St. Augustine trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Marathon to St. Augustine takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Marathon in April, things will get slightly colder in St. Augustine: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Beach at Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lightner Museum ©
Lightner Museum
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

Similar Plans

12 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND April, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN June, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM TURKEY February, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans