26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+2
Fly + Tram + Bus:  22​h 45​min
1
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Tram + Fly + Bus:  11​h 30​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 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 + Shuttle:  10​h
5
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Paso Robles
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
7
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
St. Augustine, Florida
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
9
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  19​h
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Cannon Beach and Manzanita Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Haystack Rock and Ecola State Park. When in Cannon Beach, make a side trip to see Rockaway Beach Wayside in Rockaway Beach, approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hug Point State Recreation Site, sample the fine beverages at Cannon Beach Distillery, stop by Bronze Coast Gallery, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cannon Beach trip itinerary maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cannon Beach is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be colder, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Manzanita, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Rockaway Beach Wayside
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kahekili Beach Park and Napili Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Kapalua Beach and Wailea Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia) and Helicopter Tours (in Kahului). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Tamura's Fine Wine & Liquors, pause for some serene contemplation at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lahaina tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cannon Beach to Lahaina in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cannon Beach to Lahaina. In October, Lahaina is much warmer than Cannon Beach - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kapalua Beach, Helicopter Tours, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stroll through Onomea Bay, then admire the natural beauty at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, then take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Laupahoehoe Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, examine the collection at Jagger Museum, then hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, then stop by Hilo Coffee Mill, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Hilo trip site .

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 and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Hilo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
Relax by the water at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay). Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, 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 see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona trip planner .

You can drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Relax by the water at Carmel River State Beach and Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and Del Mar Beach. When in Carmel, make a side trip to see McWay Falls in Big Sur, approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at China Cove and Gibson Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, identify plant and animal life at Breakwater, and contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Carmel online day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Kailua-Kona to Carmel in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Kailua-Kona in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Carmel, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Big Sur, Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

3
nights
Paso Robles

Paso Robles ©
A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Moonstone Beach and Adelaida Vineyards & Winery. We've included these beaches for you: Piedras Blancas and William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to San Simeon (Hearst Castle & Elephant Seal Rookery). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at J Dusi Winery.

To find maps and other tourist information, you can read our Paso Robles online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Carmel to Paso Robles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Carmel in October: highs in Paso Robles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Simeon, Moonstone Beach
Highlights from your plan
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas

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.
Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Key West tour planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Paso Robles to Key West takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Paso Robles to Key West. Traveling from Paso Robles in October, Key West is much warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park

1
night
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. On the 18th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Augustine Beach, and then kick back and relax at Frank Butler County Park West. On your second day here, make a trip to St. George Street, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine, then explore and take pictures at Flagler College, and finally sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the St. Augustine online tour builder .

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 October, things will get little chillier in St. Augustine: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine ©
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 20th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, cruise along Park Loop Road, and then don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, then look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor day trip app .

Getting from St. Augustine to Bar Harbor by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, Bar Harbor is much colder than St. Augustine - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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