25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Madurai
Fly:  29​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  11​h 30​min
3
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
4
Branson
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Savannah
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h
9
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Madurai

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.
On the 13th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at USS Arizona Memorial, then examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and finally stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Byodo-In Temple, and then get to know the fascinating history of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu online trip itinerary planner .

Madurai, India to Honolulu is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Madurai to Honolulu is minus 15 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Madurai in May, with highs in Honolulu at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Byodo-In Temple
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Mauna Kea. Appreciate the collections at Isaacs Art Center Museum and Gallery and H.N. Greenwell Store Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park in Honaunau (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, view the masterpieces at Kona Henna, examine the collection at Kona Historical Society, and admire all the interesting features of Saddle Road.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona visit planner .

Getting from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kealakekua, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Isaacs Art Center Museum and Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Isaacs Art Center Museum and Gallery ©

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 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at El Santuario de Chimayo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santo Nino Chapel, then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Kailua-Kona to Santa Fe takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Kailua-Kona to Santa Fe, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in May, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Santa Fe: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Branson.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chimayo
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

1
night
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Ralph Foster Museum, explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, and then examine the collection at Titanic Museum. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, examine the collection at Golden Pioneer Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Thorncrown Chapel.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Branson journey tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Santa Fe to Branson in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Branson. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Santa Fe in May since evenings lows in Branson dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Branson

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Table Rock Lake, Thorncrown Chapel, Golden Pioneer Museum
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Thorncrown Chapel ©
Thorncrown Chapel
Golden Pioneer Museum ©
Golden Pioneer Museum

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, then witness the site of a historic battle at Carnton, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville road trip planner.

Getting from Branson to Nashville by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, then stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nashville in May, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Fort Zachary Taylor, then learn about all things military at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and finally cruise along The Overseas Highway. Keep things going the next day: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in May: high temperatures in Key West hover around 34°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
7 Artists & Friends ©
7 Artists & Friends

1
night
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, enjoy the sea views from Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery, and finally stroll through Forsyth Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coligny Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah online trip maker .

You can fly from Key West to Savannah in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Savannah when traveling from Key West in May, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery

6
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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Savannah to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, New York City is a bit cooler than Savannah - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

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
American Museum of Natural History ©

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