25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  25​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
St. Augustine
— 4 nights
+3
bus + taxi + Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, then step aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Iolani Palace, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, and then kick back and relax at Lanikai Beach.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary planning site .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Honolulu is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Honolulu, you'll gain 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in April, you will find days in Honolulu are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Lanikai Beach
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Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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 Ho'okipa Beach Park and Zipline. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Napili Beach and Lahaina Front Street. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Kihei, approximately 42 minutes away. There's more to do: make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lahaina online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

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.
On the 9th (Tue), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, look for gifts at Hilo Coffee Mill, admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, then enjoy the sand and surf at Laupahoehoe Beach Park, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Volcano Art Center, then examine the collection at Jagger Museum, then stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku).

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Hilo planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Hilo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Hilo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jagger Museum, Hilo Coffee Mill, Laupahoehoe Beach Park
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Greenwell Farms. Get in touch with nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Big Island Bees. There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get engrossed in the history at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona road trip website .

You can drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kailua-Kona are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Captain Cook, Greenwell Farms, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Greenwell Farms ©
Greenwell Farms

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then take in the exciting artwork at Monroe Gallery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe online travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Kailua-Kona to Santa Fe in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Kailua-Kona to Santa Fe is 3 hours. While traveling from Kailua-Kona, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Santa Fe, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Santa Fe

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

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Kayaking & Canoeing. Escape the urban bustle at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens and The Overseas Highway. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, cast your line with a fishing tour, steep yourself in history at Fort Zachary Taylor, and get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary builder website .

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 changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Santa Fe in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Key West: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

4
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Matanzas National Monument and St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.. Relax by the water at Frank Butler County Park West and St. Augustine Beach. Get out of town with these interesting St. Augustine side-trips: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet) and Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Lightner Museum, kick back and relax at Crescent Beach Public Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, and explore and take pictures at Flagler College.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in April, things will get slightly colder in St. Augustine: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Crescent Beach Public Beach, Beach at Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market and then delve into the lush surroundings at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Amazing Olive and then step off the mainland to explore Fire Island National Seashore.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from St. Augustine to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine in April, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Patchogue, Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Snipes Farm & Education Center
Highlights from your plan
Fire Island National Seashore ©
Fire Island National Seashore
Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge ©
Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market

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