22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  13​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  9​h
6
Savannah
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  6​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Dublin

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 15th (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Dublin to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Dublin - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Napili Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Ka'anapali Beach will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, get interesting insight from Tours, and don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina trip builder .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Lahaina in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: high temperatures in Lahaina hover around 35°C and lows are around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Visiting Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mauna Kea and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Kealakekua Bay.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kealakekua Bay, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Explore hidden gems such as Lower Antelope Canyon and Antelope Canyon. Escape the urban bustle at Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Go for a jaunt from Grand Canyon National Park to Page to see Horseshoe Bend about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Powell Point, and take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park visit planner .

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (28°C), and nights are much colder (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Page
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then admire the landmark architecture of Chapel of the Holy Cross. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Sedona reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stroll through Coligny Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): stroll through Tybee Island Beach, then stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, and then take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Savannah trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Savannah takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Sedona in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Savannah. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

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night
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.
On the 1st (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, then don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West day trip planning site .

Getting from Savannah to Key West by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in October, expect Key West to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's more to do: get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History and go for a walk through Central Park.

For ratings and other tourist information, read New York City tour builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Key West in October, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)