23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  12​h 30​min
5
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 5 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Manama

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Iolani Palace. Get outdoors at Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of USS Arizona Memorial, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, see the vivid underwater world at Pele's Chair, and steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu itinerary maker website .

Manama, Bahrain to Honolulu is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Manama to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Manama in May, with highs in Honolulu at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kailua, Pele's Chair
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USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

2
nights
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 3rd (Mon): hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, examine the collection at Jagger Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, then admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park, and finally stroll through Laupahoehoe Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Carlsmith Beach Park, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hilo journey builder site .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Hilo takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Hilo. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Jagger Museum
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

3
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.
Attractions like Fishing Charters & Tours and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park make great kid-friendly stops. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Dolphin & Whale Watching. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Kanaloa Octopus Farm, take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, and look and learn at Mauna Kea Observatories.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Hilo to Kailua-Kona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Mauna Kea Observatories, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
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Kanaloa Octopus Farm ©
Kanaloa Octopus Farm
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

4
nights
Lahaina, Maui

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kahekili Beach Park and Napili Beach. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Wailea Beach (in Wailea) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Kihei). There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kihei, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of International Folk Art and Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument and Canyon Trail. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, wander the streets of Canyon Road, and browse the exhibits of Tesuque Glass Works.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe travel route app .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Lahaina to Santa Fe in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Lahaina to Santa Fe, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lahaina in June, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Santa Fe. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cochiti Pueblo, Tesuque Glassworks
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum and Key West Cemetery. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Key West trip planner .

You can fly from Santa Fe to Key West in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Key West is 2 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, expect much warmer with lows of 30°C in Key West. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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