24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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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
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive to Cody, Fly to Santa Fe
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Fly to Atlanta, Bus to Savannah, GA, Taxi to Hilton Head
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Hilton Head
— 1 night
Drive
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St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Bus to Orlando, Fl, Fly to Key West
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Key West
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marathon
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Miami, Fly to Paris CDG

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Hilo, Island of Hawaii

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilauea Iki Trailhead, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, then walk around Laupahoehoe Beach Park, then examine the collection at Jagger Museum, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku).

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hilo road trip planner.

Paris, France to Hilo is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Paris to Hilo. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in May: high temperatures in Hilo hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and Kanaloa Octopus Farm. Go for a jaunt from Kailua-Kona to Honaunau to see Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Mauna Kea Observatories and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona trip planner.

Getting from Hilo to Kailua-Kona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kailua-Kona when traveling from Hilo in May, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

3
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Lahaina, Maui

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 discover tucked-away gems like Napili Beach and Lahaina Front Street. Escape the urban bustle at Kahekili Beach Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and walk around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahaina trip planner.

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

1
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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, witness a stunning natural landmark at Solitary Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planning website.

You can fly from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park in 14.5 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Lahaina to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lahaina in June, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature

1
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Santa Fe

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, then contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, then don't miss a visit to Canyon Road, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at Canyon Trail, and then visit Barrio de Analco.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe attractions tool.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Santa Fe by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Prepare for 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 · Trails

Side Trip

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. On your second day here, race across the water with a speed boat tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and then stroll through Alder Lane Beach Access.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Hilton Head road trip website.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Santa Fe to Hilton Head in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Santa Fe in June since evenings lows in Hilton Head dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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St. Augustine

St. Take a break from the city and head to St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park and Crescent Beach Public Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Frank Butler County Park West and St. Augustine Beach. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, don't miss a visit to St. George Street, and enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc..

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the St. Augustine online trip itinerary maker.

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

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Key West

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Truman Little White House. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Overseas Highway. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Key West Distilling, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from St. Augustine to Key West in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Key West, with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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Marathon

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll through Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Marathon trip planner.

You can drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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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.