22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Branson
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
5
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

1
day
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles. Traveling from Brisbane in November, Los Angeles is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. On the 1st (Fri), you're off toNashville.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Carnton and Lotz House Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at McGavock Confederate Cemetery and RCA Studio B. Step out of Nashville to go to Hohenwald and see Meriwether Lewis Park and Monument, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Nashville National Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, see the interesting displays at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville vacation website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Nashville takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Nashville, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get slightly colder in Nashville: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, Meriwether Lewis Park and Monument
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dogwood Canyon Nature Park and Golden Pioneer Museum. Attractions like Bonniebrook Park and Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Branson's surroundings by going to Eureka Springs (Thorncrown Chapel & St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church) and Pea Ridge National Military Park (in Garfield). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wilderness Chapel, and see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Branson trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Nashville to Branson in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, Pea Ridge National Military Park, Golden Pioneer Museum
Highlights from your plan
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church ©
St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to El Santuario de Chimayo and Tesuque Glass Works. Do your shopping at Chimayo Trading and Mercantile and Rainbow Man. Go for a jaunt from Santa Fe to Chimayo to see Santo Nino Chapel about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, take a stroll through Barrio de Analco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe travel planning website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Branson to Santa Fe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Branson in November, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Chimayo, Tesuque Glassworks
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Waialea Beach. Kids will enjoy Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Kona Henna, identify plant and animal life at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona trip maker .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Santa Fe to Kailua-Kona takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Kailua-Kona is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in November, expect Kailua-Kona to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Waialea Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Maui On Metal and Lahaina Printsellers. Get a sense of the local culture at Lahaina Galleries and Village Galleries in Lahaina. Get out of town with these interesting Lahaina side-trips: Wailea Beach (in Wailea) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Kihei). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Kahekili Beach Park, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Napili Beach.

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

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Byodo-In Temple and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Attractions like Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Swim with Dolphins make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner.

Fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Polynesian Cultural Center, Swim with Dolphins, Byodo-In Temple
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Swim with Dolphins
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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