23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Guatemala City
Fly + Bus:  18​h 45​min
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  10​h 15​min
3
Sedona
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Branson
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
St. Augustine, Florida
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Guatemala City

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Kahekili Beach Park and Napili Beach. Explore Lahaina's surroundings by going to Kihei (Scuba & Snorkeling & Stand-Up Paddleboarding). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lahaina online trip planner .

Guatemala City, Guatemala to Lahaina is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Guatemala City to Lahaina is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Guatemala City in October, expect Lahaina to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

2
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 16th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanikai Beach, contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and then see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Iolani Palace, then explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Honolulu trip planning tool .

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Lanikai Beach, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, then take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and then take in the exciting artwork at Renee Taylor Gallery. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Oak Creek Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and then see the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip planning app .

Getting from Honolulu to Sedona by combination of flight and taxi takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Honolulu to Sedona. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Honolulu in October: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Flagstaff
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Lowell Observatory ©
Lowell Observatory
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bonniebrook Park and Thorncrown Chapel. Visiting Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery and Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park in Lampe (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Ralph Foster Museum, get engrossed in the history at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Branson online route builder .

Getting from Sedona to Branson by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sedona to Branson due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sedona in October, with highs in Branson at 25°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park ©
Dogwood Canyon Nature Park
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery
Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum ©

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 23rd (Wed): admire the striking features of Oak Alley Plantation, steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then examine the collection at Whitney Plantation. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then take a stroll through Royal Street, then see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and finally take a stroll through Garden District.

Plan my day in New Orleans using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Branson to New Orleans in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Branson in October, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Vacherie, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then explore the galleries of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and finally steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of The Parthenon, steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner.

Fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you will find days in Nashville are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
RCA Studio B ©
RCA Studio B

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument and then see the interesting displays at Patriots Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take in the dramatic natural features at Angel Oak Tree, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Charleston trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Charleston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Charleston, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Patriots Point, Angel Oak Tree
Highlights from your plan
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 29th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then explore the galleries of Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Forsyth Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip planner .

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Savannah, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Speed Boats Tours

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night
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): examine the collection at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and finally enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine itinerary planner .

Getting from Savannah to St. Augustine by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Savannah in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in St. Augustine. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum ©

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nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Collections Key West. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Overseas Highway. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at KEPart Studio-Gallery, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West holiday maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Augustine in November: high temperatures in Key West hover around 32°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Collections Key West ©
Collections Key West

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