23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Oakland
— 3 nights
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Kailua-Kona
— 6 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 8 nights

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Oakland

Oakland ©
Family-friendly places like Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides and Redwood Regional Park will thrill your kids. Take a break from Oakland with a short trip to Jack London State Historic Park in Glen Ellen, about 1h 10 min away.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oakland sightseeing planner.

New York City to Oakland is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Oakland due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Oakland, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Oakland

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Oakland California Temple ©
Oakland California Temple
Lawrence Hall of Science ©
Lawrence Hall of Science
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides ©
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides

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Kailua-Kona

Kailua-Kona ©

Heart of the Kona Coast

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.
Bring the kids along to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Akaka Falls State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Hilo (Liliuokalani Gardens & Reeds Bay Beach Park), Hawai'i Surf and Kayak (in Puako) and Puukohola National Historic Park (in Kawaihae). There's still lots to do: tee off at Mauna Lani Resort , appreciate the views at Pololu Valley Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Puako Petroglyph Archaeological Preserve, and relax in the rural setting at Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona travel route planner.

You can fly from Oakland to Kailua-Kona in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Oakland to Kailua-Kona is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Oakland, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Kailua-Kona, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hawai'i Surf and Kayak ©
Hawai'i Surf and Kayak
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©

5
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Garden of the Gods and National Museum of World War II Aviation. Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Mini Incline (in Castle Rock), Hidee Gold Mine (in Central City) and Rabbit Hole Recreation Services - Escape Rooms (in Louisville). The adventure continues: go deep underground at Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour, explore the engaging exhibits at Expanding Minds Unlimited - The Colorado Springs Children's Museum, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Colorado Springs in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Colorado Springs, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in November, expect Colorado Springs to be colder, temps between 55°F and 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Empire State Building will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Times Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Colorado Springs to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 44°F in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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