27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
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Hilton Head
— 2 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Poipu, Kauai
— 4 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
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Carmel
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, then take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours, then make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor day trip site.

Edinburgh, UK to Bar Harbor is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Edinburgh to Bar Harbor, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. October in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Wildlife Area
Shore Path
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Park Loop Road
4.7

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Hilton Head

Hilton Head ©
A Hilton Head vacation may be heaven for a golfer, but the area also offers all kinds of other options for sports fans.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stroll through Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Coligny Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hilton Head driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to Hilton Head takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in October, expect Hilton Head to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Spa
Spas
4.5

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Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
On the 7th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, and then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Andrews State Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach trip planner.

Getting from Hilton Head to Panama City Beach by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©

Crown Jewel of Maui

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.
Visit Ho'okipa Beach Park and Kapalua Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Helicopter Tours (in Kahului) and Wailea (Makena Beach & Wailea Beach). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lahaina online day trip planner.

Fly from Panama City Beach to Lahaina in 14 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Panama City Beach to Lahaina. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lahaina when traveling from Panama City Beach in October, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

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Makena Beach
4.6
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Kapalua Beach
4.7

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ko Olina Lagoons and Byodo-In Temple. Relax by the water at Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach. Step out of Honolulu to go to Haleiwa and see Shark Diving, which is approximately 54 minutes away. It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial and see the interesting displays at Iolani Palace.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Honolulu driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Honolulu

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Must see
Ko Olina Lagoons
4.6
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Shark Diving
Shark Diving
4.7

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Poipu, Kauai

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Polihale State Park and Kauai Coffee Company. We've included these beaches for you: Hanalei Beach and Poipu Beach Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Poipu: Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha), Wailua Falls (in Lihue) and Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn, kick your exploration up a notch at Koloa Zipline, and get interesting insight from Kipu Ranch Adventures.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Poipu day trip planning site.

Fly from Honolulu to Poipu in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©

Heart of the Kona Coast

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay). Here are some ideas for day two: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then whizz through the canopy at Hawaii Forest and Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip planner.

You can fly from Poipu to Kailua-Kona in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll set off for Carmel on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

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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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then wander the streets of Old Fisherman's Wharf. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach, then stroll through Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Carmel trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Carmel takes 10 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kailua-Kona to Carmel is 2 hours. Traveling from Kailua-Kona in October, expect nights in Carmel to be colder, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planning tool.

You can fly from Carmel to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Carmel to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Carmel in October, expect Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, temps between 9°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Wildlife Area
Lamar Valley
4.8

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