21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
3
Volcano, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 15​min
5
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
7
Hanalei, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Glasgow

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas journey tool .

Glasgow, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Glasgow to Las Vegas is minus 8 hours. In June, Las Vegas is much hotter than Glasgow - with highs of 46°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, around 19°C, while days are much colder, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Volcano.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Volcano, Island of Hawaii

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
On the 19th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), then hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, then examine the collection at Jagger Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Punalu‘U Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Volcano Garden Arts, then admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, then admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Volcano day trip planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to Volcano in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Los Angeles in June since evenings lows in Volcano dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hilo, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Punalu‘U Beach, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Kona Coffee Living History Farm and Mauna Kea Observatories. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau). There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Volcano to Kailua-Kona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Mauna Kea Observatories, Kona Coffee Living History Farm, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Napili Beach and Ho'okipa Beach Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: Lahaina (Lahaina Front Street, Lahaina Banyan Court, & more). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kihei day trip planner .

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Kihei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in Kihei sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, then see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and finally trek along Manoa Falls. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lanikai Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Kihei to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lanikai Beach
Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

3
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Hanalei Beach and Na Pali Coast State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Tunnels Beach. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Kalalau Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wai`oli Hui`ia Church, identify plant and animal life at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hanalei trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Honolulu to Hanalei takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Queen's Bath, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Kalalau Trail ©
Kalalau Trail
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Castello di Amorosa and Filbert Steps. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bodega Dunes and V. Sattui Winery. There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Hanalei to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hanalei to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hanalei in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Castello di Amorosa, V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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