24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  11​h
6
Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Key West
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Marathon
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Paris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, then admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Laupahoehoe Beach Park, then see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku).

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hilo trip itinerary maker tool .

Paris, France to Hilo is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Hilo is minus 11 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in May; daily highs in Hilo reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jagger Museum, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Mauna Kea Observatories. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Hilo to Kailua-Kona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Hilo in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kailua-Kona, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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.
Get outdoors at Kahekili Beach Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Napili Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lahaina trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Kahekili Beach Park ©
Kahekili Beach Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Solitary Geyser, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 3 hours. When traveling from Lahaina in June, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Solitary Geyser ©
Solitary Geyser

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, trek along Canyon Trail, and then take a stroll through Barrio de Analco.

Before you visit Santa Fe, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Santa Fe takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 37°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Cochiti Pueblo
Highlights from your plan
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

1
night
Hilton Head

Hilton Head ©
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. On the next day, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and then stroll through Alder Lane Beach Access.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Hilton Head vacation website .

Getting from Santa Fe to Hilton Head by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Santa Fe to Hilton Head. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Hilton Head, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Escape the urban bustle at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park and Frank Butler County Park West. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Go for a jaunt from St. Augustine to Crescent Beach to see Crescent Beach Public Beach about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., and admire all the interesting features of Flagler College.

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Traveling by car from Hilton Head to St. Augustine takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Crescent Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get a sense of the local culture at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Fort Zachary Taylor. The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, cruise along The Overseas Highway, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and sample the fine beverages at Key West Distilling.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West online trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from St. Augustine in June, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 15th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Marathon trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Marathon are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

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