28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h
2
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Hilton Head
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Sedona
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h
9
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
10
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 30​min
13
Juneau
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from London in May, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Bonaventure Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of Fort Pulaski National Monument, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally see the interesting displays at Tybee Island Lighthouse Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, stroll through Forsyth Park, then take an unorthodox tour of Olde Pink House, then browse the exhibits of Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Second African Baptist Church.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Savannah holiday builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Savannah in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in May, with highs in Savannah at 33°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Hilton Head.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Pulaski National Monument ©
Fort Pulaski National Monument

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Fri), trek along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coligny Beach, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour. On the next day, kick back and relax at Burkes Beach, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

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You can drive from Savannah to Hilton Head in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Hilton Head, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Hilton Head

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Do some cultural sightseeing at Truman Little White House and Fort Zachary Taylor. Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours and explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Key West trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hilton Head to Key West takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Hilton Head in May, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, then explore the galleries of San Miguel Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Santa Fe road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Santa Fe takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Key West to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in May, expect nights in Santa Fe to be cooler, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

1
night
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 16th (Thu), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in breathtaking views at Lions Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: push the limits with an extreme tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Santa Fe to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Moab, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Lions Park ©
Lions Park

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 18th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, trek along Rim Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Moab in May, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 20th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, then steep yourself in history at Montezuma Castle National Monument, and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Bridge Trail, hike along Brin's Mesa Trail, then trek along Oak Creek Canyon, and finally explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sedona visit planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Walnut Canyon National Monument, Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and finally take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Sedona to San Francisco in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in May: highs in San Francisco hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park and Kealakekua Bay. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Mauna Kea. Change things up with a short trip to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area in Puako (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kanaloa Octopus Farm.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Kailua-Kona takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Kailua-Kona is minus 2 hours. In May, Kailua-Kona is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kealakekua Bay, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, then get to know the fascinating history of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, then explore the gorgeous colors at Pele's Chair, and finally go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, then appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial, and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pele's Chair, Swim with Dolphins
Highlights from your plan
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Swim with Dolphins
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial

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Lahaina, 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Kahekili Beach Park, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Lahaina United Methodist Church.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lahaina trip planner .

Fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, look for all kinds of wild species at Steep Creek, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. On the next day, hike along Treadwell Historic Mine Trail, get outside with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay, and then trek along Chilkoot Trail.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Juneau online travel planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Juneau in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahaina to Juneau is 1 hour. In May, Juneau is cooler than Lahaina - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chilkoot Trail
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay ©
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay

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