25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Poipu, Kauai
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h
3
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  11​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Mumbai

4
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.
Visit Punalu‘U Beach and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Greenwell Farms. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Hilo (Rainbow Falls & Akaka Falls State Park). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kailua-Kona trip itinerary builder website .

Mumbai, India to Kailua-Kona is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Kailua-Kona is minus 15 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in October: highs in Kailua-Kona hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hilo, Greenwell Farms, Punalu‘U Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
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Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Greenwell Farms ©
Greenwell Farms

4
nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shipwreck Beach and Kalalau Trail. Visit Ninini Point Lighthouse and Old Kaloa Sugar Mill for their historical value. Explore Poipu's surroundings by going to Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha), Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge (in Hanalei) and Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Wailua Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Poipu trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Poipu takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kauai, Lihue, Na Pali Coast State Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Ninini Point Lighthouse Cache Site ©
Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge ©
Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kapalua Beach and Wailea Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery (in Kula) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Poipu to Lahaina takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Haleakala Crater, Kapalua Beach, Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery ©

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Walnut Canyon National Monument and Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Broken Arrow Trail and Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sedona: Bearizona Wildlife Park (in Williams) and Painted Desert (in Petrified Forest National Park). There's much more to do: make a trip to Sedona Airport Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Lahaina to Sedona in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lahaina in October, with highs in Sedona at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Bearizona Wildlife Park, Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro, Painted Desert
Highlights from your plan
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Sedona Airport Overlook ©
Sedona Airport Overlook
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

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.
On the 22nd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. On your second day here, witness a stunning natural landmark at ten thousand waves and then explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe journey planner .

Getting from Sedona to Santa Fe by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In October, Santa Fe is little chillier than Sedona - with highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
ten thousand waves ©
ten thousand waves
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

4
nights
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.
Visiting Artist Point and Lamar Valley will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Upper Geyser Basin and Big Sky Resort. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to West Yellowstone and see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, which is approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Santa Fe to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -4°C. On the 27th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Big Sky Resort
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort

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