22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 30​min
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San Francisco
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
2
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Portland
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
6
Sanibel Island
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  3​h
7
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
8
Marathon
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
9
Savannah
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  9​h
10
Sedona
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
13
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
14
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
15
Anaheim
— 1 night
train:  30​min
16
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
17
Poipu, Kauai
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
18
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
19
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
20
Kihei, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Auckland


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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey maker .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 20 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Auckland Central in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Enderts Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from San Francisco to Redwood National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Redwood National Park when traveling from San Francisco in December, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Crater Lake National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Redwood National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in December; daily highs in Crater Lake National Park reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

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Portland

Portland
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Portland vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Portland takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Tue) before leaving for Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
On the 26th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bowman's Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sanibel Island holiday builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Sanibel Island in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Sanibel Island, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in December, things will get much hotter in Sanibel Island: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach

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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 27th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings 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 identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Key West tour itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sanibel Island to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sanibel Island in December, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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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 28th (Fri): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Marathon tour itinerary site .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Olde Pink House, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District.

Before you visit Savannah, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Marathon to Savannah takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Marathon in December, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Savannah: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Olde Pink House ©
Olde Pink House
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sedona travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Savannah to Sedona takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Savannah to Sedona is minus 2 hours. In December, Sedona is little chillier than Savannah - with highs of 14°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

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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.
On the 31st (Mon), get great views at Yaki Point, get great views at Maricopa Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary builder website .

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in December, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 8°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
Maricopa Point ©
Maricopa Point

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Page trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of -1°C in Page. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas holiday builder site .

Drive from Page to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Page to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Page in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

You can plan San Diego trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect San Diego to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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Anaheim

Anaheim
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim online sightseeing planner .

Drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Anaheim are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 4th (Fri), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation builder app .

Los Angeles is very close to Anaheim. In January, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, and then kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Poipu trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Poipu by combination of flight and taxi takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Poipu due to the time zone difference. In January, Poipu is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

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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.
On the 7th (Mon), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Poipu to Kailua-Kona takes 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Reeds Bay Beach Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Onomea Bay, then admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls.

Plan a trip to Hilo easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Kailua-Kona to Hilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Hilo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Onomea Bay
Highlights from your plan
Onomea Bay ©
Onomea Bay
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Wailea Beach, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ho'okipa Beach Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kihei trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Hilo to Kihei in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea Beach, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

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