22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New Orleans
— 1 night
2
St. Augustine
— 1 night
3
Marathon
— 2 nights
4
Key West
— 3 nights
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
7
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
8
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, thenshop like a local with Royal Street, and then visit Garden District. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Oak Alley Plantation, steep yourself in history at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then examine the collection at Whitney Plantation.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to New Orleans is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to New Orleans, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Auckland in March; daily highs in New Orleans reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Vacherie, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. On the 27th (Fri), gain insight at Flagler College, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, thenexplore the galleries of St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and finally enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach. On your second day here, sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and then don't miss a visit to St. George Street.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine road trip website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to St. Augustine in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to St. Augustine, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in St. Augustine, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park ©
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bahia Honda State Park and Dolphin Research Center. Step off the beaten path and head to Crane Point Museum & Nature Center and Seven Mile Bridge. Venture out of the city with trips to Islamorada (Scuba & Snorkeling & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach and look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Marathon online driving holiday planner.

Getting from St. Augustine to Marathon by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Augustine in March: high temperatures in Marathon hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center ©
Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Key West Garden Club and Key West Cemetery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, cast your line with a fishing tour, and explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Key West road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Key West Garden Club ©
Key West Garden Club
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, thencontemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at San Jose de Gracia Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santo Nino Chapel, thencontemplate the long history of El Santuario de Chimayo, and finally explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

Make your Santa Fe itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Santa Fe takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Key West in April: highs in Santa Fe hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Chimayo, San Jose de Gracia Church
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Popular historic sites such as Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and St. Michael the Archangel Church are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's much more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, and explore the galleries of Kona Coffee Living History Farm.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona online tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Kailua-Kona in 13 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Kailua-Kona, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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 9th (Thu), examine the collection at Jagger Museum, hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, thenadmire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Laupahoehoe Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, thendiscover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hilo trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Kailua-Kona to Hilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Hilo when traveling from Kailua-Kona in April, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Jagger Museum, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and Lahaina United Methodist Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ho'okipa Beach Park and Kahekili Beach Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Kihei (Kalepolepo Beach Park & Scuba & Snorkeling). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Hilo to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Lahaina are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kihei, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Maria Lanakila Catholic Church ©
Maria Lanakila Catholic Church

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