22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
train + Fly:  14​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Lihue, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + subway + bus:  9​h 15​min
5
Calistoga
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Dusseldorf

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Sat), look for gifts at The Original Farmers Market and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, browse the different shops at Universal CityWalk, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip generator.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dusseldorf to Los Angeles. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dusseldorf in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 20°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Grove ©
The Grove

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach. Battleship Missouri Memorial and Iolani Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Honolulu itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Diego in July; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

3
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stop by Hanalima Baking, then look for gifts at Kapaia Stitchery, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, look for gifts at The Wine Shop, then take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, and finally kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lihue vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lihue takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lihue

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Poipu, Kayaking & Canoeing, The Wine Shop
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at The Cindy Coats Gallery and then admire the majestic nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at Original Donkey Balls Factory and Store., and then relax in the rural setting at Kona Joe Coffee.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona online itinerary creator.

You can fly from Lihue to Kailua-Kona in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Calistoga.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kealakekua, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Swim with Dolphins

1
night
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 1st (Wed), do a tasting at Sherwin Family Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Castello di Amorosa.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Calistoga itinerary planner.

Getting from Kailua-Kona to Calistoga by combination of flight and taxi takes about 9.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Calistoga due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in July, expect colder with lows of 13°C in Calistoga. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Helena
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of Union Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder.

Traveling by car from Calistoga to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Calistoga in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
nights
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.
On the 5th (Sun), get interesting insight from Tours, then enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 30°C, while days are warmer, around 45°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Hoover Dam Bypass ©
Hoover Dam Bypass

3
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.
Visit Ellis Island and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to New York City in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get a bit cooler in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

Similar Plans

23 days in United States SEE PLAN October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United States SEE PLAN June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in California & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in New York City BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS October, kids, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United States SEE PLAN June, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans