23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly
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Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly
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Key West
— 5 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu

— 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and Kailua Beach Park. Take a break from the city and head to Lanikai Beach and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, explore the gorgeous colors at Pele's Chair, browse the exhibits of Iolani Palace, and contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary builder app.

Manama, Bahrain to Honolulu is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manama to Honolulu is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Manama in May, expect Honolulu to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Hilo, Island of Hawaii

— 2 nights

America's Wettest City

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.
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 tour the pleasant surroundings at Laupahoehoe Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Carlsmith Beach Park, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hilo travel route planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Hilo in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Hilo, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

— 3 nights

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mauna Kea and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Kailua-Kona to go to Puako and see Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm and look and learn at Mauna Kea Observatories.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona journey planner.

Getting from Hilo to Kailua-Kona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lahaina, Maui

— 4 nights

Crown Jewel of 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Napili Beach and Kahekili Beach Park. Kids will enjoy Wailea Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stop by Lahaina Front Street, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lahaina trip planning site.

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4.5 hours. In June in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

City Different

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and New Mexico History Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Canyon Road and Loretto Chapel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, stop by Barrio de Analco, view the masterpieces at Tesuque Glassworks, and admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

Discover how to plan a Santa Fe trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Lahaina to Santa Fe by flight takes about 15 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahaina to Santa Fe is 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from Lahaina in June, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Key West

— 5 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, take a memorable tour with Tours, and identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Key West tour itinerary app.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Key West in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Santa Fe to Key West. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, Key West is warmer at night with lows of 30°C. 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 · Adventure

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.