23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
6
Lihue, Kauai
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
7
Wailea, Maui
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h
End: Melbourne


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2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and then stroll through Kailua Beach Park. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Honolulu sightseeing planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -20 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Truman Little White House and Fort Zachary Taylor will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Southernmost Point. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Key West travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Key West in 14.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Key West, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip generator.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Key West to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in November, things will get much colder in Chicago: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. There's more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation planner.

Fly from Chicago to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. In November, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

2
nights
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 23rd (Thu): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then wander the streets of SoMa (South of Market Street). On the next day, browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Lihue.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Step out of the city life by going to Poipu Beach Park and Waimea Canyon State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Spouting Horn. Take a break from Lihue with a short trip to Talk Story Bookstore in Hanapepe, about 52 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's more to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lihue sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Lihue takes 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Lihue. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lihue, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Lihue

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Poipu, Waimea Canyon State Park, Talk Story Bookstore, Kayaking & Canoeing
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

4
nights
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Relax by the water at Wailea Beach and Ka'anapali Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Napili Beach and Haleakala Crater. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wailea: Lahaina (Lahaina Banyan Court & Lahaina Front Street). There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Keawakapu Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Wailea itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Lihue to Wailea takes 1.5 hours. November in Wailea sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Helicopter Tours, Haleakala Crater, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

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