24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  23​h
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  11​h 45​min
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

4
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Punalu‘U Beach. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Hilo (Rainbow Falls, Akaka Falls State Park, & more). It doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona travel planner .

New Delhi, India to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 15 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in October, expect nights in Kailua-Kona to be somewhat warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Punalu‘U Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
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Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

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.
Iolani Palace and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park will appeal to museum buffs. Battleship Missouri Memorial and Byodo-In Temple are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). There's more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Kailua Beach Park, Byodo-In Temple
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

4
nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Haleakala Crater and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Lahaina (Lahaina Front Street, Lahaina Banyan Court, & more). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kihei online tour itinerary maker .

Fly from Honolulu to Kihei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. October in Kihei sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailea Beach, Haleakala Crater, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of International Folk Art and New Mexico History Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Loretto Chapel and The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: Rio Grande Gorge Bridge (in Taos) and Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (in Cochiti Pueblo). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, take a stroll through Canyon Road, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip builder .

Getting from Kihei to Santa Fe by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 12 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Kihei to Santa Fe is 3 hours. Traveling from Kihei in October, expect nights in Santa Fe to be cooler, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Museum of International Folk Art ©
Museum of International Folk Art
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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.
Visit Fort Zachary Taylor and Bahia Honda State Park for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dry Tortugas National Park and Truman Little White House. Step out of Key West to go to Marathon and see The Turtle Hospital, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and explore the galleries of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum.

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Fly from Santa Fe to Key West in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Key West is 2 hours. When traveling from Santa Fe in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Key West, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

The Turtle Hospital, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at 9/11 Memorial and The Museum of Modern Art. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Patrick's Cathedral and Ellis Island. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in October, expect nights in New York City to be cooler, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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