26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Poipu, Kauai
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Kihei, Maui
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
5
Page
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  10​h 30​min
6
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Key West
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Marco Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Sanibel Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Sarasota
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
12
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shipwreck Beach. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Kauai Coffee Company, then take in breathtaking views at Waimea Canyon State Park, and then trek along Kalalau Trail.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Poipu holiday planner .

Sydney, Australia to Poipu is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Sydney to Poipu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Waimea Canyon State Park, Kauai Coffee Company, Kalalau Trail
Highlights from your plan
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

2
nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
On the 3rd (Sun), kick back and relax at Wailea Beach Path, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kalepolepo Beach Park. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally stroll through Ho'okipa Beach Park.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kihei route planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Poipu to Kihei in 2 hours. March in Kihei sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Wailea Beach Path
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach Path ©
Wailea Beach Path
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
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.
On the 5th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, then relax in the rural setting at Pele Plantations, and then immerse yourself in nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then experience rural life at Sunshower Farms, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona online journey planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Kihei to Kailua-Kona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. March in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Honaunau, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Sunshower Farms
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku), stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, then examine the collection at Jagger Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, and finally admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park. On the next day, get impressive views of Kulanaokuaiki Campground.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hilo online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Kailua-Kona to Hilo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Hilo, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jagger Museum
Highlights from your plan
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Kulanaokuaiki Campground ©
Kulanaokuaiki Campground

1
night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, take in breathtaking views at The Chains, and then choose your vessel at Surf Lake Powell. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Lees Ferry, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then head outdoors with Northern Arizona Guide Service, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Wash Trail.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Page trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Hilo to Page in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hilo to Page is 3 hours. While traveling from Hilo, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Page, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Paria Canyon Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
Northern Arizona Guide Service ©
Northern Arizona Guide Service
The Chains ©
The Chains
Lees Ferry ©
Lees Ferry

1
night
Marathon

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 11th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Page to Marathon takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Page to Marathon, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Page in March, you will find days in Marathon are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are much hotter (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and then admire all the interesting features of Fort Zachary Taylor.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Key West trip builder .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. March in Key West sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Marco Island.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Fishing Charters & Tours
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

2
nights
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Capri Paddlecraft Park. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Marco Island vacation planner .

Traveling by ferry from Key West to Marco Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Key West in March, Marco Island is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Captiva Beach, then gain insight at Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), then look for all kinds of wild species at In The Garden, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bowman's Beach, paddle through the water with Tarpon Bay Explorers, then identify plant and animal life at Pond Apple Park, and finally get outside with Whitney's Bait and Tackle.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sanibel Island trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Sanibel Island takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sarasota.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Captiva Beach
Highlights from your plan
Captiva Beach ©
Captiva Beach
Tarpon Bay Explorers ©
Tarpon Bay Explorers
Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach

2
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, then contemplate the long history of Ca d'Zan Mansion, then explore the world behind art at The Ringling, and finally kick back and relax at Siesta Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at The Dali Museum, then kick back and relax at Saint Pete Beach, and then explore and take pictures at Myakka River State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sarasota trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Sanibel Island to Sarasota takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in March, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Siesta Beach, The Dali Museum, Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, Saint Pete Beach
Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center ©
Myakka River State Park ©
Myakka River State Park

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, then visit a coastal fixture at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then kick back and relax at St. Augustine Beach, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Fort Matanzas National Monument.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to St. Augustine fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Sarasota to St. Augustine takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sarasota in March, expect nights in St. Augustine to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument

2
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Relax by the water at Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Swim with Dolphins in Waianae--about 52 minutes away. It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls and contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Honolulu online trip builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Honolulu in 14 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from St. Augustine to Honolulu, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Augustine in March, expect Honolulu to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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