21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Fly + Drive:  22​h
1
Kailua-Kona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Volcano
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Hobart

2
nights
Kailua-Kona

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stop by Waikoloa Beach Resort and then immerse yourself in nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. On your second day here, stop by Keauhou Store, explore the striking landscape of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, stop by The Original Donkey Ball Store, stop by Kailua Candy Company, then look for gifts at Kona Bay Books, and finally stop by The Cindy Coats Gallery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona day trip site .

Hobart, Australia to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hobart to Kailua-Kona is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Hobart in September, expect Kailua-Kona to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Volcano.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

The Original Donkey Ball Store, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Keauhou Store, Waikoloa Beach Resort, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Keauhou Store ©
Keauhou Store

1
night
Volcano

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 10th (Tue), look for gifts at Hilo Coffee Mill, then shop like a local with Volcano Garden Arts, then examine the collection at Jagger Museum, and finally trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Volcano online travel planner .

Drive from Kailua-Kona to Volcano in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Volcano, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Hilo Coffee Mill, Kilauea Iki Trailhead
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Volcano Garden Arts ©
Volcano Garden Arts
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Hilo Coffee Mill ©
Hilo Coffee Mill

3
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.
Head to Key West Pottery and Peppers of Key Westfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Alan S. Maltz Gallery and The Studios of Key West. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, stop by De La Gallery, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends.

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Getting from Volcano to Key West by combination of bus and flight takes about 18 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Volcano to Key West. Traveling from Volcano in September, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Shopping Outdoors
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Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take a stroll through International Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): revel in the low prices at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue, stop by The LEGO Store Downtown Disney, then stop by World of Disney, and finally discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planner .

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Orlando, with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Theme Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
International Drive ©
International Drive
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets ©
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 17th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Colonial Quarter, then examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then see the interesting displays at The Lightner Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read St. Augustine online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Orlando to St. Augustine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in St. Augustine are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©

1
night
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, browse the different shops at Pier Park, and then stop by Kilwin's Chocolate and Ice Cream.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach travel route builder site .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Panama City Beach are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Shopping Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Pier Park ©
Pier Park

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
For shopping fun, head to Gallery 202 or Hatch Show Print. Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Franklin (Carter House, Downtown Franklin, & more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, and see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Panama City Beach to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Panama City Beach in September since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Belle Meade Plantation ©
Belle Meade Plantation
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carter House ©
Carter House

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Popular historic sites such as French Quarter and Garden District are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Oak Alley Plantation. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, stop by Louisiana Music Factory, and shop like a local with Royal Street.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans travel planner.

Getting from Nashville to New Orleans by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Nashville in September, with lows around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vacherie
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation

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