21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
3
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Santa Fe
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
5
St. Augustine
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
6
Marathon
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  15​h 45​min
7
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. Step out of the city life by going to Sunset Beach Park and Waikiki Beach. When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: trek along Manoa Falls, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu is minus 20 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sunset Beach Park, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Kahekili Beach Park and Napili Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lahaina trip maker website .

Fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Kihei
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park

2
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Get in touch with nature at Delicate Arch and Turret Arch. It doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Lions Park and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Moab online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Moab takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, train, and car. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Lahaina in April, expect nights in Moab to be colder, around 3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Lions Park ©
Lions Park

1
day
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 11th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, make a trip to Canyon Road, then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Santa Fe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Santa Fe sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 12th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Flagler College, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then browse the exhibits of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and finally kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, then identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Frank Butler County Park West.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine route builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Santa Fe to St. Augustine takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Santa Fe in April, you will find days in St. Augustine are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

1
night
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 14th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip builder website .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle from St. Augustine to Marathon in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from St. Augustine in April, with highs in Marathon at 35°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fishing Charters & Tours, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Greenwell Farms and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Change things up with a short trip to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area in Puako (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona road trip site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Marathon to Kailua-Kona takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Marathon to Kailua-Kona is minus 5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Greenwell Farms, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
On the 19th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, and finally stroll through Laupahoehoe Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Carlsmith Beach Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Richardson Beach Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Keaukaha Beach Park.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hilo online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Kailua-Kona to Hilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Hilo when traveling from Kailua-Kona in April, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jagger Museum, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

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