24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6​h 30​min
3
St. Augustine, Florida
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h
5
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
7
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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.
For shopping fun, head to Tesuque Glass Works or Monroe Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Canyon Road and Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, wander the streets of Barrio de Analco, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe day trip planning app .

Brisbane, Australia to Santa Fe is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Brisbane to Santa Fe, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in November: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 14°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Popular historic sites such as Thorncrown Chapel and Wilderness Chapel are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Railway Winery @ Trestle 71-7 and The Birdcage. Get out of town with these interesting Branson side-trips: Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge (in Eureka Springs), Golden Pioneer Museum (in Golden) and Mansfield (Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum, Mansfield Cemetery, & more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum and get engrossed in the history at Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Branson trip builder website .

Getting from Santa Fe to Branson by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Branson is 1 hour. Traveling from Santa Fe in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Branson, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Branson

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, Mansfield, Golden Pioneer Museum, Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

1
night
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 1st (Sun), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Augustine Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Flagler College, take an in-depth tour of Medieval Torture Collection, examine the collection at The Lightner Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, and finally see the interesting displays at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the St. Augustine online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Branson to St. Augustine in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, St. Augustine is warmer than Branson - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums Beaches Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Truman Little White House and Fort Zachary Taylor are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of The Overseas Highway, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, and view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Key West online holiday planner .

You can 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. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from St. Augustine in December, with highs in Key West at 30°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

2
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Times Square and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder tool .

Getting from Key West to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Key West in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

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
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
The National WWII Museum and Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Garden District and Royal Street for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Vacherie (Oak Alley Plantation & Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph Church and Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and make a trip to French Quarter.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, St. Joseph Church and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, then admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and finally examine the collection at Jagger Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, view the masterpieces at Banyan Gallery, stop by Hilo Coffee Mill, then take in the exciting artwork at 2400 Fahrenheit Art Glass, then view the masterpieces at Volcano Garden Arts, and finally trek along Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Hilo road trip planning website .

You can fly from New Orleans to Hilo in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Hilo is minus 4 hours. While traveling from New Orleans, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Hilo, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Volcano, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Hilo Coffee Mill, Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

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.
Let the collections at Iolani Palace and Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial and kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip site .

You can fly from Hilo to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Honolulu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lanikai Beach, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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