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22 days in United States Itinerary
Fly: 14h 30min
Lahaina, Maui— 3 nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii— 6 nights
Fly + Drive: 12h 45min
Yellowstone National Park— 4 nights
Drive + Fly: 10h 15min
Savannah— 3 nights
Santa Fe— 1 night
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Crown Jewel of Maui
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.Visit Ho'okipa Beach Park and Wailea Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Lahaina Front Street and Whalers Village Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Lahaina side-trips: Kihei (Maui Brewing Company & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Napili Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.
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Sydney, Australia to Lahaina is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 20 hours. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Lahaina: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.
Things to do in Lahaina
Kihei, Wailea Beach, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Haleakala Crater
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
Heart of the Kona Coast
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.Explore hidden gems such as Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku). Get a sense of the local culture at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Jagger Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kailua-Kona: Kilauea Iki Trailhead (in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park), Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park, Rainbow Falls, & more) and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako). The adventure continues: stroll through Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore and take pictures at Greenwell Farms, and get interesting insight from Tours.
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Getting from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.
Things to do in Kailua-Kona
Hilo, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Greenwell Farms, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Punalu‘U Beach
Yellowstone National Park
World's Largest Collection of Geysers
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.Step off the beaten path and head to Hayden Valley and Upper Geyser Basin. Take a break from the city and head to Artist Point and Old Faithful. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Sky Resort (in Big Sky), Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner). There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.
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Do a combination of flight and car from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (22°C), and nights are much colder (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Savannah.
Things to do in Yellowstone National Park
Big Sky Resort, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Horseback Riding Tours
The Hostess City of the South
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.Get some cultural insight at Colonial Park Cemetery and Bonaventure Cemetery. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Savannah: Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum (in Tybee Island) and Hilton Head (Speed Boats Tours & Coligny Beach). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stroll around Forsyth Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Historic Savannah Theatre.
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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Savannah by combination of car and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Savannah reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.
Things to do in Savannah
Tybee Island, Hilton Head
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.On the 2nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then wander the streets of Canyon Road, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.
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Fly from Savannah to Santa Fe in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Savannah in July, Santa Fe is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Fri).
Things to do in Santa Fe
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