29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
4
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Bring the kids along to Yosemite, Tunnel View and El Capitan. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Adelaide to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 17.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Adelaide in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
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 26th (Thu), see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art.

For maps and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe day trip site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Santa Fe by combination of bus and train takes about 33 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 31°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grand Prismatic Spring and Grand Loop Road. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, take a peaceful walk through Petrified Tree, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Santa Fe to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, taxi, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, around 0°C, while days are colder, around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Papakōlea Green Sand Beach and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Get in touch with nature at Punalu‘U Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park & Rainbow Falls). There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Kailua-Kona tour itinerary tool.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Kailua-Kona in 13 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Kailua-Kona, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, things will get much hotter in Kailua-Kona: highs are around 35°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Punalu‘U Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park ©
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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.
Family-friendly places like Ho'okipa Beach Park and Napili Beach will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to Wailea Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. When in Lahaina, make a side trip to see Haleakala Crater in Haleakala National Park, approximately Haleakala National Park away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Kapalua Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahaina tour itinerary maker site.

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Lahaina in 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Haleakala Crater, Kapalua Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

6
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.
USS Arizona Memorial and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and Iolani Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe), Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kailua Beach Park) and Haleiwa (Waimea Valley & Shark Diving). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and appreciate the history behind Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Honolulu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 17th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Byodo-In Temple, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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