24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Darwin
Fly:  25​h
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Darwin

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Fri), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wailea Beach, and finally make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach, then stop by Vintage European Posters, then get a taste of the local shopping with Maui On Metal, and finally take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

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Darwin, Australia to Lahaina is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 19 hours traveling from Darwin to Lahaina. In April, Lahaina is little chillier than Darwin - with highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Maui Ocean Center, Wailea Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, then shop like a local with Trudy's Island Arts, and finally look for gifts at Kona Joe Coffee. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kona Joe Coffee, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kahaluu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
For shopping fun, head to Montana Avenue or Hammer Museum. Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kailua-Kona in April, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to East River Waterfront Esplanade and Bronx Zoo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Rockland Lake State Park in Valley Cottage, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Times Square, grab your bike and head to Manhattan Waterfront Greenway, explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, and get outside with West Side Community Garden.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City holiday builder app .

Getting from Los Angeles to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in New York City at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Rockland Lake State Park, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 16th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, stop by Waterloo Records, snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then wander the streets of SoCo District, and finally shop like a local with South Congress Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, then see the interesting displays at LBJ Presidential Library, then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and finally wander the streets of 6th Street.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Austin tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Austin in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in Austin hover around 31°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Guenther House Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the San Antonio itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring the stark beauty of Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas itinerary planner .

Fly from San Antonio to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie), Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Las Vegas to Honolulu by flight takes about 9 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Honolulu. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Waikele Premium Outlets, Sunset Beach Park, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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