21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey builder

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

Route & dates

21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
2
Steamboat Springs
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
3
Breckenridge
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  14​h
4
Puako
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Captain Cook
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Naalehu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Volcano
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
8
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

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 3rd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City travel route planning tool .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in January, expect New York City to be a bit cooler, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Shopping Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Food Tours

3
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Step off the beaten path and head to Steamboat Ski Resort and Howelsen Hill Ski Area. Get outdoors at Mount Werner and Steamboat Powdercats. It doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs and admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls.

To plan Steamboat Springs vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Steamboat Springs takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Steamboat Springs to be slightly colder, temps between -3°C and -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Steamboat Powdercats ©
Steamboat Powdercats
Mount Werner ©
Mount Werner

3
nights
Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Visiting Vail Mountain Resort and Winter Park Resort will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Breckenridge Ski Resort and Ten Mile Canyon National Recreation Trail. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Steamboat Springs to Breckenridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Breckenridge when traveling from Steamboat Springs in January, with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Puako.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Frisco, Winter Park Resort, Vail Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
Frisco Adventure Park ©
Frisco Adventure Park
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort
Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort

2
nights
Puako

Puako ©
Puako is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Mauna Kea Beach. Get some cultural insight at Puukohola National Historic Park and Genesis Galleries LLC. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waialea Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, delve into the lush surroundings at Waikoloa Dry Forest Initiative, and admire all the interesting features of Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Puako trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Breckenridge to Puako takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Breckenridge to Puako. In January, Puako is warmer than Breckenridge - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Captain Cook.

Things to do in Puako

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, Waialea Beach, Puukohola National Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Waialea Beach ©
Waialea Beach
Mauna Kea Beach ©
Mauna Kea Beach
Puukohola National Historic Park ©
Puukohola National Historic Park

3
nights
Captain Cook

A small town with big ocean views, Captain Cook lies on top of an ancient fault line that was responsible for creating the nearby Kealakekua Bay thousands of years ago.
Take a break from the city and head to Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay). Venture out of the city with trips to Kailua-Kona (Saddle Road & Mauna Kea). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Keauhou Bay Adventures.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Captain Cook online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Puako to Captain Cook takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Captain Cook are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Naalehu.

Things to do in Captain Cook

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)
Saddle Road
Saddle Road

2
nights
Naalehu

Naalehu ©
Naalehu is a census-designated place in Hawaii County, Hawaii. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at Holoholokai Beach Park, then relax in the rural setting at Paradise Meadows Orchard & Bee Farm Home of Hawaii's Local Buzz, and then kick back and relax at Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wood Valley Temple, experience rural life at Ka'u Coffee Mill, and then stroll through Punalu‘U Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Naalehu trip site .

Drive from Captain Cook to Naalehu in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Captain Cook in January, plan for slightly colder days in Naalehu, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Volcano.

Things to do in Naalehu

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pahala, Holoholokai Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach
Ka'u Coffee Mill ©
Ka'u Coffee Mill
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach

3
nights
Volcano

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
Take a break from the city and head to Akaka Falls State Park and Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kilauea Iki Trailhead and Rainbow Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Volcano side-trips: Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe), Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden (in Papaikou) and Helicopter Tours (in Hilo). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Jagger Museum, view the masterpieces at 2400 Fahrenheit Art Glass, head outdoors with Keanakakoi Crater Overlook, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sulphur Banks.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Volcano vacation planning app .

Drive from Naalehu to Volcano in an hour. Traveling from Naalehu in January, you will find days in Volcano are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are much hotter (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Laupahoehoe Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Sulphur Banks ©
Sulphur Banks
Laupahoehoe Beach Park ©
Laupahoehoe Beach Park

1
day
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 22nd (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then wander the streets of Los Feliz.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Volcano to Los Angeles in 9.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Volcano in January: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Nature

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Los Feliz ©
Los Feliz
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

Similar Plans

22 days in Houston, New York City & Orlando BY A USER FROM DENMARK January, culture, relaxing, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Los Angeles & New York City BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Los Angeles & New York City BY A USER FROM GERMANY October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 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 AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM DENMARK January, culture, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans