22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  26​h
1
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Marathon
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Page
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Poipu, Kauai
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Auckland

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: cruise along The Overseas Highway, then learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary maker tool .

Auckland, New Zealand to Key West is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Auckland to Key West. Traveling from Auckland in March, you will find days in Key West are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Key West Garden Club ©
Key West Garden Club

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 8th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Marathon day trip site .

Take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Marathon sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

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

1
day
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

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Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Marathon to Page in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Marathon to Page due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Marathon in March, plan for little chillier days in Page, with highs around 21°C, while nights are colder with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Page

Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get outdoors at Walnut Canyon National Monument and Oak Creek Canyon. Step off the beaten path and head to Painted Desert and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Devil's Bridge Trail and explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sedona trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Page to Sedona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Painted Desert, Walnut Canyon National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ho'okipa Beach Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get outdoors at Wailea Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Napili Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, and don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

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Getting from Sedona to Lahaina by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Sedona in March, you will find days in Lahaina are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are warmer (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Wailea Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

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.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Volcano Art Center, examine the collection at Jagger Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), then hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hilo trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Lahaina to Hilo by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, daytime highs in Hilo are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Jagger Museum
Highlights from your plan
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Visiting Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Greenwell Farms and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hilo to Kailua-Kona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Visiting Na Pali Coast State Park and Poipu Beach Park will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Wailua Falls and Opaekaa Falls. Explore Poipu's surroundings by going to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa) and Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea). It doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Poipu trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Poipu in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Poipu are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 25th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kayaking & Canoeing, Wailua Falls, Waimea Canyon State Park, Opaekaa Falls, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Wailua Falls ©
Wailua Falls
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

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